Connecticut is a state located on the east coast of the United States. With its many cities and towns, it offers residents a variety of transportation options. For those commuting within the state, Connecticut provides several major interstate highways as well as smaller roads for traveling. The bus system in Connecticut covers over 500 communities in the state and can get people to their destinations quickly and efficiently. Connecticut also has an extensive rail network with Amtrak providing service along the eastern seaboard from New York City to Boston and other points. In addition to these options, many towns have their own bus lines and there are numerous taxi services available in cities across the state. Lastly, Connecticut is home to Bradley International Airport which provides many domestic flights as well as international connections. These various forms of transportation make getting around Connecticut easy and convenient for its citizens.
The typical American commute has been getting longer each year since 2010. The average one-way commute in Connecticut takes 26.1 minutes. That's shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.
How people in Connecticut get to work:
- 78.2% drive their own car alone
- 8.1% carpool with others
- 4.8% work from home
- 4.9% take mass transit