Category Archives: Transportation

10 Ways the American Community Survey Serves Communities

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Written by: Deborah Stempowski, Chief, American Community Survey Office Since 2005, the American Community Survey has provided annual data on more than 40 topics for our nation’s communities. Over the past 10 years, we have seen the many ways local … Continue reading

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Majority of Americans Drive to Work, But Less so for Urban Millennials

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By: Brian McKenzie If your drive to work feels a little lonely, you may be among the three-quarters of U.S. workers who drive to work alone. Driving alone reached its highest point in 2010, at 76.6 percent of workers, after … Continue reading

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Where Do All Those Commuters Come From? Census Bureau Releases New Information on County-to-County Commuting Flows

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By Brian McKenzie and Charlynn Burd If you’re stuck in traffic on your morning commute wondering where all of those cars in front of you have come from, we may have some answers. Today, the Census Bureau released the latest … Continue reading

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Census Bureau Provides Informed Picture of the State of the U.S. Auto Manufacturing Industry

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By Margaret Beckom Since its birth more than 100 years ago, the U.S. automobile manufacturing industry has experienced significant growth to not only become one of the largest U.S. manufacturing industries but also one of the biggest industries in the … Continue reading

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The Funding of our State and Local Governments

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Written by: Lisa M. Blumerman and Jeffrey L. Barnett, Governments Division, US Census Bureau These days the health of our state and local governments is a topic that is much debated. Are our state and local governments solvent? Will they … Continue reading

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