Labor Force 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 Labor Force of the City of Cambridge, regardless of workplace location. 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, laborforce, journey to work, commuting, census data, glocal, vision zero

This dataset has the following 12 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
Census Tractcensus_tracttextCitywide 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 LaborforcelaborforcenumberTotal amount of employed Cambridge residents, regardless of workplace destination.
% of Total Laborforceas_of_total_laborforcenumberPercent of Total Laborforce working in each Cambridge census tract.
Drove Alonedrove_alonenumberPercent of Total Laborforce who listed driving a car alone as their primary mode of transportation to work.
Carpoolcar_poolnumberPercent of Resident Workforce who listed carpooling as their primary mode of transportation to work
Public Transitpublic_transitnumberPercent of Total Laborforce who listed public transit as their primary mode of transportation to work.
BikebikenumberPercent of Total Laborforce who listed biking as their primary mode of transportation to work
WalkwalknumberPercent of Total Laborforce who listed walking as their primary mode of transportation to work
OtherothernumberPercent of Total Laborforce 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.