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Pennsylvania State offers a variety of transportation options for its residents, visitors, and businesses. The public transportation system in the state includes the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) bus, train, and trolley systems; the Port Authority Transit Corporation (PATCO) light rail system; and several Amtrak trains. There are also an array of private bus companies offering service to various cities within the state.
The SEPTA system connects Philadelphia and its surrounding suburbs with more than 130 stations located throughout the Greater Philadelphia Region. It includes buses, trackless trolleys, high-speed regional rail lines, rapid transit lines, and light rail lines. The PATCO line operates between Philadelphia and Camden County, New Jersey.
Amtrak offers service between Philadelphia and Harrisburg on the Keystone Corridor as well as service to Pittsburgh on the Pennsylvanian Train. Other Amtrak services from Pennsylvania include services to Washington D.C., New York City, Boston, Chicago and other destinations in the United States and Canada.
In addition to public transportation options there are other transportation options available in Pennsylvania such as taxi services operated by individual companies or ride sharing apps such as Uber or Lyft as well as car rental services offered by major companies like Enterprise or Hertz.

The typical American commute has been getting longer each year since 2010. The average one-way commute in Pennsylvania takes 26.7 minutes. That's longer than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

How people in Pennsylvania get to work:
- 76.4% drive their own car alone
- 8.5% carpool with others
- 4.4% work from home
- 5.6% take mass transit
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Over 2 years ago

How Can PA not have 5 stars? Sure the elected officials may be below avg and some of the areas may not be well maintained but it's a great place to explore and even put  More

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I've lived in PA for 26 years and I've been ready to leave for some time. PA made the top 10 for property tax, is ranked number 13 for hazardous pollution, not even in  More

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Over 8 years ago

We need jobs now bring back gas, oil and coal. I moved back to Pennsylvania in 2008 so my wife could be close to her family and I found a job at halliburton rather  More

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