Special Report

Small Cities With the Best Public Transportation

5. Arlington, VA
> Commuters using public transit: 25.3%
> Ridership, all systems: 12.7 passengers per hour
> Avg. age of fleet: 6.6 years
> Modes of transit: Bus, demand response

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4. Richmond, VA
> Commuters using public transit: 5.0%
> Ridership, all systems: 13.1 passengers per hour
> Avg. age of fleet: 3.7 years
> Modes of transit: Bus, bus rapid transit, demand response, vanpool

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3. Clemson, SC
> Commuters using public transit: 5.1%
> Ridership, all systems: 16.4 passengers per hour
> Avg. age of fleet: 6.7 years
> Modes of transit: Bus

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2. Salt Lake City, UT
> Commuters using public transit: 6.9%
> Ridership, all systems: 12.4 passengers per hour
> Avg. age of fleet: 5.2 years
> Modes of transit: Bus, commuter bus, commuter rail, demand response, light rail, vanpool

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1. Alexandria, VA
> Commuters using public transit: 18.6%
> Ridership, all systems: 19.6 passengers per hour
> Avg. age of fleet: 7.5 years
> Modes of transit: Bus, commuter rail, demand response

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