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TRAN: Method of transportation to work

How did you usually get to work last week? (If a person uses different means of transportation on different days...) Which did you use most often? (If a person uses more than one means of transportation on the same day...) Which covered the longest distance? PLEASE NOTE - Because of conflicts with system reserved words in FERRET, this item is known as TRAN_ in the FERRET system.

ValueLabelUnweighted
Frequency
%
-6 - 480.1%
1 Car 30,55563.9%
2 Truck 9,07519.0%
3 Van 2,3164.8%
4 Bus or Streetcar 1,3122.7%
5 Subway or elevated 6701.4%
6 Railroad 2740.6%
7 Taxicab 520.1%
8 Motorcycle 930.2%
9 Bicycle 2440.5%
10 Other vehicle 4160.9%
11 Walked only 1,3732.9%
12 Works at home 1,3842.9%
Total 47,812 100%

Based upon 47,812 valid cases out of 47,812 total cases.

Location: 25-26 (width: 2; decimal: 0)

Variable Type: numeric

(Range of) Valid Data Values: 1 thru 12

Notes

Source: This variable was taken from: American Housing Survey, 2001: National Microdata.

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Disclaimer: The frequencies for this variable may not be weighted. They are purely descriptive and may not be representative of the study population. Please use with caution and consult the study documentation.