These graphs display the portion of weighted* trips collected within the Minnneapolis-Saint Paul metro area through the National Household Travel Survey. As we can see driving is still the overwhelmingly predominant mode throughout the region, but what is interesting is how much walking there is in comparison to all other non-drive modes! Take a look at the data for yourself (from the National Household Travel Survey).
Looking specifically at commute patterns shows a generally similar breakdown.
I tried to make more charts for denser areas only using the data’s filters, but only 95 commute trips were found in the entire area denser than 4000 persons/sq mile (about 1/2 Minneapolis’s overall density, or 2/3 Saint Paul’s total density) which made me view estimates as unreliable.
*Corrected due to missing data and unreturned surveys
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