Baltimore-Columbia-Towson Metro Area, MD Commuting


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Transportation in the Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area is provided by numerous agencies and options. The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) provides extensive bus services including LocalLink, Express BusLink, commuter buses to Washington DC and MARC Train. LocalLink also operates MobilityLink, a paratransit service for citizens with disabilities. Light rail service is available along two lines that connect Owings Mills to BWI Airport and Hunt Valley to Glen Burnie. The Metro Subway has one line connecting Owings Mills to Johns Hopkins Hospital with stops through Downtown Baltimore. Commuter rail services from Amtrak and MARC offer connections to Baltimore City as well as other parts of Maryland and neighboring states. If you are flying out of town, BWI airport offers hundreds of domestic and international flights daily. In addition to public transportation options, there are many popular ride share services such as Uber & Lyft available in the metropolitan area for convenient travel within the city limits or surrounding areas.

The typical American commute has been getting longer each year since 2010. The average one-way commute in Baltimore-Columbia-Towson Metro Area takes 30.8 minutes. That's longer than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

How people in Baltimore-Columbia-Towson Metro Area get to work:
- 76.6% drive their own car alone
- 8.3% carpool with others
- 4.5% work from home
- 6.5% take mass transit
     Commute Time To Work

  TransportationBaltimore-Columbia-Towson, MarylandUnited States
  30.726.8
  Commute Mode
  72.5%73.2%
  7.4%8.6%
  5.0%4.2%
  0.2%0.5%
  2.3%2.5%
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