New York Commuting

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New York State has an extensive public transportation system covering the entire state, offering various options to get around. The most popular option is the MTA network, which includes the Long Island Rail Road, New York City Subway, Metro-North Railroad and several bus lines. Additionally, the state provides ferry services in addition to intercity services with Amtrak and private companies such as Greyhound. For shorter distances, New Yorkers can also use ride-hailing services like Lyft or Uber. Overall, New Yorkers have many options when it comes to getting around safely and conveniently in the Empire State.

The typical American commute has been getting longer each year since 2010. The average one-way commute in New York takes 33.0 minutes. That's longer than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

How people in New York get to work:
- 52.9% drive their own car alone
- 6.6% carpool with others
- 4.1% work from home
- 28.2% take mass transit
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Over 8 years ago

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There are many things I love about New York but the top of my list is the easy access to the best healthcare anywhere.  More

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