Average U.S. Commute Is 26 Minutes

The average daily one-way commute to work in the United States takes slightly more than 26 minutes.
September 24, 2003, 5am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"The average commuting time reported in the August Omnibus Household Survey has not varied significantly over the last three years. The survey found 94 percent of commuters spend 60 minutes or less on their commute. Only 6 percent of commuters spend more than one hour commuting, but the longest reported commute in response to the August 2003 Omnibus Household Survey was three hours. The shortest commute reported was one minute."

Thanks to Transportation Research Newsletter

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Published on Tuesday, September 9, 2003 in U.S. Department Of Transportation
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