Charts of the Day: Commuting Habits of Minneapolis Residents

Via the Metropolitan Council, today we look at the commuting habits of Minneapolis Residents. Source data is the Census, and the American Community Survey, as well as Met Council forecasting models.

Transport Mode to Work - Minneapolis

Share of telecommuters has increased over time, but carpool is down from a peak in the 2000 Census. “Other Means” is also up over time.


Travel Time to Work - Minneapolis Residents

More than half of Minneapolis residents – 64% in fact – require less than 24 minutes of travel time to work.

Peak Hour Travel Times fro Minneapolis

Travel time to St. Paul and to the Mall of America has been increasing, with projected continued increase in 2020 and 2030.

The Met Council have these charts for many communities in the seven county metro area.

About Julie Kosbab

Julie Kosbab is an online marketing consultant and active transportation advocate living in Anoka County, Minnesota. She was one of Minnesota's only League of American Bicyclists Certified Instructors when certified in 2005, and is no longer lonely in that calling. A past member of the National Bicycle Tour Directors Association, she has 2 children and a garage full of bicycles. Find her on Twitter as @betweenstations, or read her (seldom updated) blog at Ride Boldly!