Baltimore, MD is a major urban city in the east coast. It has many transportation options available for its citizens and visitors. The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) operates the bus system and the light rail that connects numerous neighborhoods to downtown Baltimore. The Charm City Circulator provides free bus service throughout the city with various routes covering strategic spots of interest such as the Inner Harbor, Federal Hill, Mt. Vernon, Penn Station, and more. For those looking for faster travel options, Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI) offers domestic and international flights with easy access to downtown Baltimore via light rail or taxi services. Amtrak also provides longer distance rail connections to other cities across the US through its station in Penn Station located near downtown Baltimore. Additionally, there are zipcars available at various locations throughout the city in case you are looking for a short rental car option.
The typical American commute has been getting longer each year since 2010. The average one-way commute in Baltimore takes 30.7 minutes. That's longer than the US average of 26.4 minutes.
How people in Baltimore get to work:
- 60.0% drive their own car alone
- 9.1% carpool with others
- 3.8% work from home
- 18.2% take mass transit