Illinois Commuting

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Transportation in Illinois State is plentiful and varied, with several options available to get around. Public transportation is a great way to get from place to place in Illinois State. The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) offers bus, rail, and paratransit services throughout the region, connecting people with jobs, medical appointments, shopping centers, schools, and entertainment venues. Metra provides commuter rail service across Northeastern Illinois, linking dozens of communities with downtown Chicago. Additionally, Pace is an express bus service that serves Cook County and the surrounding region. Amtrak also provides intercity rail services throughout the state for long-distance travel. For those who prefer to drive themselves around, Illinois has an expansive network of highways and roads that connect towns and cities all over the state. Additionally, Chicago O’Hare International Airport provides passengers with flights to destinations all over the world. No matter where you are going or how you are getting there in Illinois State there is sure to be a transportation option available for you!

The typical American commute has been getting longer each year since 2010. The average one-way commute in Illinois takes 28.7 minutes. That's longer than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

How people in Illinois get to work:
- 73.3% drive their own car alone
- 8.0% carpool with others
- 4.5% work from home
- 9.4% take mass transit
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Dont move to Illinois, I moved here over 11 years ago, I was shocked to find out how rude and whiny people are that live here, the mid west was suppose to be such a good  More

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I just want to say being a resident in Illinois for over 50 years, if you are a fairly hard working person of average intelligence, Illinois is probably one of the best  More

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I have lived in illinois my whole life (31years) and the ever increasing taxes and fees are killing me. Rent keeps on going up because of all the tax increases every  More

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