Alabama Commuting


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Alabama is a densely populated state with many cities, towns, and rural communities. Despite the size of the population, transportation options in the state are plentiful and varied. Public transport in Alabama is provided through a variety of options. The most common forms include public busing services such as Alabama Jitney and MAX Transit; commuter rail systems like Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority (BJCTA) and STAR Transit; light rail networks like the Central Alabama Regional Rail System (CARRS); and various taxi companies. In addition to these public transit options, there are several private and rental services available for those who prefer a more personalized experience. These include Uber/Lyft rideshare services, airport shuttles, charter bus rentals, car rentals, and bike share programs. With so many different transportation choices available in Alabama State, it is easy to get around no matter where you need to go.

The typical American commute has been getting longer each year since 2010. The average one-way commute in Alabama takes 24.6 minutes. That's shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

How people in Alabama get to work:
- 85.9% drive their own car alone
- 8.6% carpool with others
- 3.1% work from home
- 0.4% take mass transit
     Commute Time To Work

  TransportationAlabama, AlabamaUnited States
  25.226.8
  Commute Mode
  83.8%73.2%
  8.3%8.6%
  0.3%4.2%
  0.1%0.5%
  1.1%2.5%
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As someone who has lived in Alabama for 19 years, the best thing i can say about the state is that it could be worse. First of all, if you're not a straight white  More

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My husband and I have lived in Memphis for the last 14 years. Believe me, anyplace is better to live than Memphis. These poor folks are stuck in a Civil Rights bubble  More

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Can anyone tell me about the services available to senior citizens in Foley. example: if I move there now, I am 67. If I stay and eventually stop driving are there  More

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