Facts and usage statistics about public transport in New York - New Jersey, United States

Commute patterns by Light rail, Underground, Train, Bus, Ferry & Cable Car in New York - New Jersey - Statistics, Analytics and Usage Data

The Moovit Public Transport Index helps anyone discover how people in New York - New Jersey get around each day with public transport compared to other cities. Below you will find the average commute and wait time for riders, the distance people travel to get to work with public transport and the average distance people in New York - New Jersey walk each day. See which Light rail, Underground, Train, Bus, Ferry & Cable Car and stations are most popular in New York - New Jersey, and more!

New York - New Jersey has 6 transport type(s), including: Light rail, Underground, Train, Bus, Ferry & Cable Car, operated by several transport agencies, including MTA New York City Transit, NYC Subway, Staten Island Railway, LIRR, Metro-North Railroad, NJ TRANSIT RAIL, PATH, Port Authority of NY and NJ, New York City Waterway & NICE bus

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In New York - New Jersey, the average amount of time people spend riding public transport is 54 min. Over 55% of those riders spend more than 2 hours on public transportation every day.
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How long do people usually wait at a stop or station in New York - New Jersey each day? Commuters wait on average 13 min, but over 38% wait longer than 20 minutes.
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The average distance people ride in a single trip within New York - New Jersey is 4.97 mi. Yet 44% of riders travel over 12 km in a single direction.
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The percentage of public transport riders who transfer lines at least once in New York - New Jersey is 29%. On average, 49% of riders transfer at least twice during a single trip.
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Did you know that in New York - New Jersey, the average distance people walk to work or home is 0.39 mi? Approximately, 17% walk more than 1 km to reach their destination.

Commute Time in New York - New Jersey

How long do people usually commute in New York - New Jersey by public transport everyday?

The average amount of time people spend commuting with public transport, for example to and from work, on a weekday.

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How many people have a long commute every day with public transport in New York - New Jersey, United States?

The percentage of people who ride public transport for more than 2 hours every day. This includes travel by Light rail, Underground, Train, Bus, Ferry & Cable Car.

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Waiting Time in New York - New Jersey

How long do people usually wait at a station in New York - New Jersey every day?

The average amount of time people wait at a stop or station for their Light rail, Underground, Train, Bus, Ferry & Cable Car line on a weekday.

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How many people in New York - New Jersey usually wait a long time at a transport station?

The percentage of people who wait for over 20 minutes on average for their transport line every day, for example to and from work.

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Journey Distance in New York - New Jersey

How far do people usually commute each way with public transport in New York - New Jersey?

The average distance people usually ride in a single journey, for example to or from work, with public transport including Light rail, Underground, Train, Bus, Ferry & Cable Car.

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How many people have a long commute every day in New York - New Jersey?

The percentage of people that usually travel for over 7.46 mi in a single direction, for example to or from work, each day with public transport.

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Number of Transfers in New York - New Jersey

How many people transfer transport lines more than once during a single journey in New York - New Jersey?

The percentage of people who transfer at least twice when travelling to a certain destination on a single journey.

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Walking Distance in New York - New Jersey

Most popular Bus lines

  • B15 - Bedford Stuyvesant - JFK Airport
  • Q23 - 108 Street
  • Q58 - Ridgewood - Flushing

Most popular Bus stations

  • Port Authority Bus Terminal
  • Journal Square Transportation Center
  • W 32 St/7 Av

Most popular Underground lines

  • R - Broadway Local
  • Q - Broadway Express
  • A - 8 Avenue Express

Most popular Underground stations

  • Times Sq - 42 St [N,Q,R,S,1,2,3,7,7x]
  • 34 St - Herald Sq [B,D,F,M,N,Q,R]
  • Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av - 74 St [E,F,M,R,7]

Most popular Bus lines

  • B15 - Bedford Stuyvesant - JFK Airport
  • Q23 - 108 Street
  • Q58 - Ridgewood - Flushing

Most popular Bus stations

  • Port Authority Bus Terminal
  • Journal Square Transportation Center
  • W 32 St/7 Av

Most popular Underground lines

  • R - Broadway Local
  • Q - Broadway Express
  • A - 8 Avenue Express

Most popular Underground stations

  • Times Sq - 42 St [N,Q,R,S,1,2,3,7,7x]
  • 34 St - Herald Sq [B,D,F,M,N,Q,R]
  • Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av - 74 St [E,F,M,R,7]

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