Resident Workforce Commuting Mode Split: 1990, 2000 and 2006 - 2010

data.cambridgema.gov | Last Updated 30 May 2018

This data set compares 1990, 2000, and 2006 - 2010 Journey to Work data, outlining the modes of commuting for the Resident Workforce in the City of Cambridge. The data set originates from three sources: 1990 Journey to Work data supplied to the Massachusetts Central Transportation Planning Staff by the Census Bureau, a special tabulation of 2000 Decennial Census data - the 2000 Census Transportation Planning Products (CTPP), and the most recent 2006 - 2010 version of the CTPP compiled from the American Community Survey. For more information on Journey to Work data in Cambridge, please see the full 2015 report (https://www.cambridgema.gov/~/media/Files/CDD/FactsandMaps/profiles/moving_forward_20150930.ashx?la=en).

Tags: transportation, resident workforce, journey to work, commuting, census data, glocal, vision zero

This dataset has the following 13 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
Census TractcensustracttextCitywide Totals and all Cambridge Census Tracts. Data reflects that Cambridge census tracts 3521 and 3531 were split for the 2006-2010 CTPP data.
YearyeartextYear
PopulationpopulationnumberTotal population in area.
Total Laborforcetotal_laborforcenumberTotal amount of employed Cambridge residents, regardless of workplace destination.
Resident Workforcelaborforce_working_in_cambridgenumberPopulation of Cambridge residents working in Cambridge; this group is a subset of the Total Laborforce
% of Resident Workforceas_of_lf_working_in_cambridgenumberPercent of Total Resident Workforce working in each Cambridge census tract.
Drove Alonedrove_alonenumberPercent of Resident Workforce who listed driving a car alone as their primary mode of transportation to work.
Carpoolcar_poolednumberPercent of Resident Workforce who listed carpooling as their primary mode of transportation to work
Public Transitpublic_transitnumberPercent of Resident Workforce who listed public transit as their primary mode of transportation to work
WalkwalknumberPercent of Resident Workforce who listed walking as their primary mode of transportation to work
BikebikenumberPercent of Resident Workforce who listed biking as their primary mode of transportation to work
OtherothernumberPercent of Resident Workforce who listed taxicab, motorcycle or other method as their primary mode of transportation to work
Work at Homeworked_at_homenumberPercent of Resident Workforce who work from home.