Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area, MA Commuting

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The Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA Metro Area offers a variety of transportation options for its residents and visitors. The MBTA (Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority) offers extensive subway, bus, and commuter rail services throughout the area. There is also Canobie Lake Railroads service to the beach area outside Boston as well as other surrounding areas. The Charles Riverboat Company also operates ferry services between points within the Metro Area. For those who prefer alternative modes of transport, there are plenty of bike paths and lanes throughout the city as well as car share programs such as Zipcar and ReachNow that offer flexible options for short-term rentals. Lastly, the Logan Express bus service can provide an easy way to access Logan International Airport from various locations in the Metro Area. All of these options together make it simple and convenient to get around in the Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area.

The typical American commute has been getting longer each year since 2010. The average one-way commute in Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area takes 31.0 minutes. That's longer than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

How people in Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area get to work:
- 67.2% drive their own car alone
- 7.1% carpool with others
- 5.0% work from home
- 13.2% take mass transit
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alanna · 
Over 1 years ago

lived in the boston suburbs since i was 6 and loved every bit of it! such a cultured and educated  More

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Boston blows. I have lived here for 50 years. Super depressing the majority of the time if you like decent weather. Storms tend to stick around for days. Weather is  More

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I grew up in a big city in TX; have lived in IA, MO, spent chunks of time in MT, OR, WA, CA, and road-tripped all over the US.  I moved to MA ~20 years ago for work, and  More

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