A new study from the Center for an Urban Future takes publicly accessible commute time data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2014 American Community Survey, then maps them out by NYC neighborhood. The results may surprise you.
New Yorkers are efficient, direct and fast moving. Their commutes: anything but. In all but one of New York City’s 55 Census-defined neighborhoods, the average commute time exceeds the national average of 26 minutes. In 69 percent of the city’s neighborhoods, the average commute to work is over 40 minutes.
Check out the full article for more on the data and analysis of what it tells us about the state of transportation in New York City.