Michigan Commuting

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Michigan State, located in the heart of the Midwest, is a great place to live and visit. The abundance of public transportation options available in the state makes getting around easier for both residents and visitors. Michigan State has a variety of transportation services, offering buses, trains, metro systems, bike lanes, and taxi services throughout the state. Public buses are operated by Michigander Transit Authority (MTA) and offer routes across many cities in the state. Amtrak offers train service from Detroit to other major cities with stops at key points throughout Michigan State. Additionally, six major metropolitan areas in Michigan offer metro bus or rail service. For those looking to travel by bike or on foot, there are bike lanes and trails connecting many communities. Lastly, taxi services are available throughout the state for short-distance trips. With all these transportation options available, traveling around Michigan State has never been easier!

The typical American commute has been getting longer each year since 2010. The average one-way commute in Michigan takes 24.3 minutes. That's shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

How people in Michigan get to work:
- 82.5% drive their own car alone
- 8.8% carpool with others
- 3.8% work from home
- 1.4% take mass transit
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Ready to throw in the towel with this state. I would recommend looking elsewhere to move, if that’s what brings you to this forum. Frankly that’s what I am in the  More

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Over 3 years ago

I used to live in Michigan when I was baby until I was about 2 I got moved to NC until in 2012 or 2013 in Kansas until in 2016 I moved back in NC until 2018 I moved in  More

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Over 4 years ago

Michigan is so overrated; Michiganders are in love with this state, and I don’t get it. You can sit and have a two hour conversation about how crappy things are here and  More

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