Newark, NJ Commuting

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Newark, NJ is an economically diverse city located in the northeastern region of the United States. With a population estimated at around 285,000 people, Newark boasts a variety of public transportation options to get around the city. The NJ Transit Rail System provides service to and from New York City with multiple stops in Newark. In addition, the Newark Light Rail connects downtown Newark to many of its suburbs and outlying areas in Essex County. Furthermore, there are several bus lines that run throughout the city with destinations outside of the city limits as well. For those seeking alternate transportation options, there are also bike lanes and bike shares available for use within the city limits. All these transportation options make Newark a great place to live for commuters and travelers alike!

The typical American commute has been getting longer each year since 2010. The average one-way commute in Newark takes 35.5 minutes. That's longer than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

How people in Newark get to work:
- 51.3% drive their own car alone
- 11.2% carpool with others
- 1.7% work from home
- 26.3% take mass transit
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Over 3 years ago

Newark is straight garbage.  More

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Newark's Ironbound is extremely dangerous, there is a lot of crime, the police are just good at hiding it. It usually doesn't happen on Ferry St., but does 1/2 block  More

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Over 11 years ago

I have worked and lived in Newark for 20 years. I raised 3 children. Two of my children went on to college, graudated with Accountant Degree and the other one in  More

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