Wilkes-Barre, PA Commuting

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Wilkes-Barre, PA offers excellent public transportation options for residents and visitors alike. The Luzerne County Transportation Authority (LCTA) provides bus service to the city and surrounding areas, including stops at major attractions like Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport and Mohegan Sun Pocono. LCTA also offers shuttle services for special occasions such as parades and festivals. In addition, Colleen’s Transport LLC provides door-to-door dial-a-ride transportation for those with disabilities or limited mobility. The nearby cities of Scranton, Allentown, Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, Philadelphia, and Newark are all easily accessible by car or rail from Wilkes-Barre. Amtrak has daily trains running in and out of the Wilkes Barre/Scranton Amtrak Station.

The typical American commute has been getting longer each year since 2010. The average one-way commute in Wilkes-Barre takes 18.1 minutes. That's shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

How people in Wilkes-Barre get to work:
- 70.1% drive their own car alone
- 14.2% carpool with others
- 4.0% work from home
- 2.9% take mass transit
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Over 4 years ago

I had the privilege of being born and raised here in Wilkes-Barre. Unfortunately, the town has deteriorated tremendously. I shall list pros vs.  More

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Over 17 years ago

Wilkes-Barre was a wonderful place to go to college. With two schools near each other (King's College and Wilkes College) the atmosphere was exciting. The city of itself  More

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