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Table 7: Journey to Paid and Volunteer Work

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Table 7: Journey to Paid and Volunteer Work

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  Paid workers Volunteer workers
Days travelling to work per week (mean) 4.8 days 2.1 days
Modes used during week (percent)    
Company vehicle-alone 11.0% 1.6%
Company vehicle-w/others 6.1% 4.0%
Personal vehicle-alone 79.0% 83.2%
Personal vehicle-w/others 19.5% 28.0%
Carpool or vanpool 5.9% 5.3%
Bus 4.5% 6.2%
Subway 2.9% 0.0%
Train 2.2% 0.0%
Ferry 0.5% 0.0%
Bicycle 2.8% 4.0%
Walk 6.5% 18.6%
Other 1.2% 0.0%

NOTE: Mode totals exceed 100 percent because respondents were able to indicate multiple transportation modes used for travel to work during the survey week.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Omnibus Household Survey, October 2005.