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Transportation/Convenience Indicators

METRO Transportation Overall Average commute time to work Number of passenger trips Mean fare in public transport Investment in public/ senior transportation Number of grocery, convenience stores, etc. % of households near grocery
Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 1 100.00 99 58.68 1 100.00 97 5.71 44 82.37 1 100.00 8 99.43
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 2 76.33 91 69.06 4 38.89 51 11.76 17 86.43 6 70.22 33 98.69
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 3 75.53 100 55.52 3 48.37 94 6.81 1 100.00 35 55.73 16 99.25
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 4 75.06 90 69.20 2 50.05 96 6.69 21 84.57 34 55.88 3 99.65
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 5 74.82 93 67.14 6 33.88 1 100.00 65 79.98 32 56.35 12 99.35
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 6 72.19 87 69.39 7 28.86 13 23.58 42 82.86 12 65.27 37 98.64
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 7 72.00 71 74.43 25 12.28 11 34.78 91 70.24 2 83.93 10 99.37
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 8 71.75 73 73.69 37 8.18 17 20.00 3 96.32 3 78.08 100 95.20
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA 9 70.31 7 94.72 76 2.63 1 100.00 78 77.66 16 63.27 70 97.79
Salt Lake City, UT 10 70.22 17 90.60 14 19.65 1 100.00 35 83.85 84 42.50 6 99.49
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 11 69.12 79 72.21 9 28.53 33 14.44 21 84.57 43 53.36 1 100.00
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 12 69.05 14 91.72 92 1.42 1 100.00 75 78.55 19 61.92 95 96.23
Pittsburgh, PA 13 69.02 63 75.75 24 12.44 1 100.00 78 77.66 31 56.88 79 97.28
Baltimore-Towson, MD 14 68.90 96 63.95 11 22.18 79 9.88 60 80.77 10 66.16 20 99.10
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 15 68.82 12 93.16 26 10.74 51 11.76 10 87.84 18 62.26 75 97.51
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 16 68.29 39 83.26 44 6.52 82 9.09 5 94.77 15 64.29 54 98.32
St. Louis, MO-IL 17 67.66 55 79.05 32 9.19 1 100.00 61 80.76 51 51.49 60 98.11
Austin-Round Rock, TX 18 66.68 85 69.73 21 14.15 1 100.00 47 81.86 76 45.88 49 98.40
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 18 66.68 78 72.26 8 28.63 50 12.59 85 77.11 57 49.99 13 99.33
Baton Rouge, LA 20 66.32 84 70.45 79 2.47 14 22.22 3 96.32 14 64.51 92 96.38
Jacksonville, FL 21 66.16 76 72.68 64 4.02 10 66.67 91 70.24 9 67.18 72 97.70
Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice, FL 22 66.10 25 87.39 83 2.12 19 17.39 91 70.24 5 72.04 31 98.73
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 23 65.89 21 88.76 38 8.04 51 11.76 10 87.84 28 57.21 91 96.44
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 24 65.69 81 71.56 47 6.21 70 10.53 54 81.54 8 67.30 25 98.88
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA 25 65.59 54 79.06 10 26.26 81 9.52 86 77.05 72 46.44 13 99.33
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 26 65.47 97 63.24 15 18.53 70 10.53 41 83.01 27 57.26 62 98.09
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 27 65.26 94 65.78 72 3.17 1 100.00 67 79.63 37 55.04 63 98.07
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 28 65.25 59 77.69 28 9.91 80 9.64 68 79.43 20 61.48 56 98.30
Syracuse, NY 28 65.25 26 87.26 31 9.26 82 9.09 10 87.84 41 53.70 67 97.91
Springfield, MA 30 65.11 40 82.75 39 8.02 34 14.29 33 84.20 26 57.44 69 97.83
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 31 64.99 50 81.61 45 6.27 34 14.29 54 81.54 21 60.37 50 98.39
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 32 64.95 47 81.95 18 17.45 95 6.80 21 84.57 70 47.62 4 99.61
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 33 64.86 79 72.21 63 4.04 78 10.13 91 70.24 4 73.42 42 98.52
Toledo, OH 34 64.78 1 100.00 57 5.12 20 16.67 68 79.43 40 54.02 34 98.66
Fresno, CA 35 64.61 22 88.57 35 8.32 14 22.22 21 84.57 53 50.60 34 98.66
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 36 64.43 83 70.49 48 6.09 20 16.67 57 80.88 17 62.49 21 98.98
New Haven-Milford, CT 37 64.29 51 81.28 49 6.07 98 5.65 54 81.54 22 60.02 53 98.33
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 38 64.21 41 82.64 17 17.46 82 9.09 66 79.68 71 47.53 17 99.19
Orlando-Kissimmee, FL 39 64.08 74 72.95 52 5.68 82 9.09 91 70.24 7 68.84 34 98.66
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 40 64.03 98 62.11 93 1.39 20 16.67 10 87.84 11 66.15 76 97.47
Jackson, MS 41 64.00 33 85.25 99 0.51 20 16.67 2 99.00 47 51.93 93 96.28
Rochester, NY 41 64.00 18 89.87 41 7.35 20 16.67 10 87.84 61 49.18 80 97.24
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 43 63.44 51 81.28 22 13.05 82 9.09 21 84.57 75 46.28 2 99.90
Richmond, VA 44 63.39 30 85.50 54 5.59 20 16.67 87 76.88 29 56.99 78 97.37
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 45 63.37 8 94.50 61 4.52 51 11.76 74 78.80 42 53.68 64 98.05
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 46 63.32 23 87.78 19 15.29 90 8.70 88 74.94 66 48.30 60 98.11
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC 47 63.25 61 76.67 40 7.88 70 10.53 73 79.19 30 56.98 59 98.12
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 48 63.14 44 82.29 71 3.28 46 13.33 21 84.57 39 54.14 11 99.36
Greensboro-High Point, NC 49 63.00 28 86.12 67 3.79 46 13.33 76 77.68 25 57.59 81 97.09
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 50 62.85 2 98.91 80 2.44 34 14.29 45 82.12 64 48.98 25 98.88
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 51 62.80 58 77.76 86 1.88 34 14.29 91 70.24 13 65.21 38 98.58
Lancaster, PA 52 62.74 19 88.96 84 2.01 1 100.00 78 77.66 89 40.65 94 96.26
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 53 62.67 92 67.52 34 8.90 44 14.04 47 81.86 38 54.97 45 98.48
Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN 54 62.63 56 78.37 51 5.90 51 11.76 9 88.02 56 50.26 47 98.45
Dayton, OH 55 62.46 4 95.87 55 5.56 70 10.53 68 79.43 63 49.07 73 97.65
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 56 62.40 15 91.65 16 17.99 91 8.33 35 83.85 97 35.01 32 98.72
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC 57 62.33 34 84.64 98 0.55 51 11.76 62 80.69 24 57.95 90 96.60
Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 58 62.28 46 82.00 46 6.24 51 11.76 19 85.15 60 49.38 66 97.92
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 59 62.26 47 81.95 59 4.69 45 13.79 6 90.61 67 48.13 87 96.76
Akron, OH 60 62.21 32 85.31 62 4.19 20 16.67 68 79.43 45 52.60 74 97.59
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 61 61.79 68 74.64 13 20.93 82 9.09 82 77.32 93 39.91 7 99.44
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 62 61.74 82 70.54 95 1.28 34 14.29 8 89.05 36 55.53 95 96.23
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 63 61.58 47 81.95 91 1.43 34 14.29 91 70.24 23 60.01 58 98.15
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 64 61.56 36 84.49 87 1.77 32 14.81 7 89.41 68 47.83 82 97.06
Columbus, OH 65 61.50 53 80.45 58 5.03 49 12.90 68 79.43 52 51.27 48 98.42
Provo-Orem, UT 66 61.46 6 95.41 12 22.02 91 8.33 35 83.85 100 25.53 5 99.51
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 67 61.45 37 83.73 53 5.67 48 13.04 84 77.28 54 50.43 52 98.37
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 68 61.39 8 94.50 50 6.01 51 11.76 57 80.88 81 43.74 57 98.29
Madison, WI 69 61.27 4 95.87 23 12.66 82 9.09 88 74.94 91 40.02 40 98.53
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 69 61.27 66 75.50 20 14.31 51 11.76 90 74.31 73 46.37 40 98.53
Columbia, SC 71 61.16 30 85.50 94 1.38 51 11.76 62 80.69 46 52.57 88 96.66
Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro-Franklin, TN 72 61.12 75 72.70 69 3.67 20 16.67 38 83.42 50 51.69 68 97.85
El Paso, TX 73 61.06 23 87.78 36 8.30 12 25.00 47 81.86 92 39.95 65 98.03
Worcester, MA 73 61.06 72 73.97 77 2.62 20 16.67 33 84.20 48 51.90 77 97.43
Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 75 60.95 69 74.53 29 9.90 20 16.67 21 84.57 86 42.35 18 99.18
Chattanooga, TN-GA 76 60.93 43 82.46 75 2.65 98 5.65 40 83.22 49 51.82 98 96.15
Knoxville, TN 77 60.79 45 82.06 81 2.35 51 11.76 38 83.42 58 49.74 83 97.04
San Antonio, TX 78 60.76 64 75.67 27 10.71 31 15.38 47 81.86 79 44.16 85 96.87
Oklahoma City, OK 79 60.71 16 91.15 88 1.61 34 14.29 15 87.50 85 42.38 39 98.55
Raleigh-Cary, NC 80 60.55 65 75.53 66 3.88 93 8.13 76 77.68 44 52.99 44 98.49
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 81 60.54 35 84.52 97 0.58 34 14.29 53 81.85 55 50.41 89 96.61
Wichita, KS 82 60.52 3 98.26 85 1.97 70 10.53 20 84.96 90 40.54 27 98.87
Kansas City, MO-KS 83 60.36 29 85.82 65 3.89 51 11.76 46 82.09 78 44.45 24 98.91
Tulsa, OK 83 60.36 27 86.91 89 1.48 51 11.76 15 87.50 80 44.13 71 97.75
Modesto, CA 85 60.19 67 74.81 68 3.78 34 14.29 21 84.57 74 46.36 22 98.94
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 86 60.16 89 69.23 42 6.96 68 11.27 47 81.86 69 47.67 29 98.79
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 87 60.12 11 93.38 82 2.33 100 2.97 78 77.66 65 48.82 99 96.12
Bakersfield, CA 88 59.92 41 82.64 56 5.21 51 11.76 21 84.57 88 41.45 28 98.81
Charleston-North Charleston-Summersville, SC 89 59.85 62 76.65 73 3.07 51 11.76 62 80.69 59 49.65 86 96.82
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 90 59.55 57 78.06 90 1.44 69 11.11 91 70.24 33 55.98 84 96.94
Honolulu, HI 91 59.17 69 74.53 5 37.01 82 9.09 32 84.56 62 49.14 55 98.31
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 92 59.14 8 94.50 100 0.07 51 11.76 47 81.86 83 42.80 97 96.20
Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 93 59.11 60 76.80 78 2.49 70 10.53 43 82.69 77 45.06 30 98.77
Stockton, CA 94 58.52 88 69.30 60 4.57 51 11.76 21 84.57 87 41.99 9 99.41
Albuquerque, NM 95 58.49 77 72.61 43 6.59 14 22.22 18 85.61 96 36.23 23 98.92
Tucson, AZ 96 58.03 38 83.33 30 9.77 17 20.00 99 69.44 95 37.65 46 98.46
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 97 57.49 86 69.66 33 9.05 70 10.53 99 69.44 82 43.27 19 99.15
Boise City-Nampa, ID 98 56.93 19 88.96 96 1.21 20 16.67 59 80.78 98 33.23 13 99.33
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 99 56.87 95 64.65 69 3.67 34 14.29 21 84.57 94 39.15 43 98.50
Colorado Springs, CO 100 56.37 12 93.16 74 2.88 70 10.53 82 77.32 99 31.98 50 98.39