Special Report

Cities With the Most Expensive Transportation

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8. Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA
> Monthly transportation cost: $949
> Daily vehicle miles travelled: 20.4 per person
> Avg. commute time: 28.3 minutes
> Avg. cost of gas: $3.62 per gallon
> Commuters biking or walking to work: 8.6%

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7. Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA
> Monthly transportation cost: $950
> Daily vehicle miles travelled: 13.5 per person
> Avg. commute time: 19.5 minutes
> Avg. cost of gas: $3.71 per gallon
> Commuters biking or walking to work: 8.9%

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6. Santa Rosa, CA
> Monthly transportation cost: $955
> Daily vehicle miles travelled: 21.6 per person
> Avg. commute time: 26.7 minutes
> Avg. cost of gas: $3.62 per gallon (statewide)
> Commuters biking or walking to work: 3.4%

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5. Salinas, CA
> Monthly transportation cost: $961
> Daily vehicle miles travelled: 18.0 per person
> Avg. commute time: 22.5 minutes
> Avg. cost of gas: $3.68 per gallon
> Commuters biking or walking to work: 3.1%

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4. Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA
> Monthly transportation cost: $968
> Daily vehicle miles travelled: 17.5 per person
> Avg. commute time: 28.1 minutes
> Avg. cost of gas: $3.64 per gallon
> Commuters biking or walking to work: 1.9%