Austin, Texas 

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Commuting in Austin, Texas

Austin, TX is a bustling city that offers many great public transportation options for its residents. The primary mode of transportation in and around the city is Capital Metro, which operates buses and rail lines throughout the area. The MetroRail line provides service from downtown Austin to the suburbs along an extended route, while Capital Metro buses cover many more areas of the city. For those who prefer cycling, Austin also provides convenient bike-share programs with various docking stations throughout the city. Additionally, many ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft are available for those who need a quick ride somewhere. With so many different options, it's easy for anyone to explore Austin efficiently without needing their own vehicle.

The typical American commute has been getting longer each year since 2010. The average one-way commute in Austin takes 24.1 minutes. That's shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

How people in Austin get to work:
- 73.8% drive their own car alone
- 9.5% carpool with others
- 7.9% work from home
- 3.9% take mass transit

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    Reviews for Austin    447 Reviews
    Hot take: Austin is a top tier city - 8/28/2023
    The city continues to grow quickly, which a lot of people don't like. I get it, you fall in love with a city, and it's growing so fast that you don't recognize the same... Read More

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    Don't believe the hype - 3/11/2022
    I lived there for 22 years and left a year and a half ago. The people that live there have ruined it. Austin is no longer weird AT ALL. The weirdness has been... Read More

    Austin is still a good place to live - 12/12/2021
    I've lived in Austin over 20 years, and yes it has changed drastically, as all fast growing cities do. But I think it is unfair to compare Austin against it's past self... Read More

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