The 2010/2011 Regional Household Travel Survey provides key travel statistics for the region to help in the planning of future transportation investments, for use in NYMTC's travel demand model, the New York Best Practice Model (NYBPM).
In total, 143,925 linked trips were derived from 18,965 households and 43,558 participants, including a sub–sample of 1,930 households whose members provided travel data using wearable Global Positioning System (GPS) devices. In addition to English, the survey was made available in Spanish, Chinese and Russian.
- The approximately 22 million residents in the NY-NJ-CT study area made approximately 80 million individual trips on an average weekday
- Public transit serves 8% of all weekday trips in the region.