3. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
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Public transit approval rating among residents: 67.5%Annual trips per person (all residents): 92Percentage of workers who commute by public transit: 12.8%Stations that are ADA accessible: 100%Miles traveled using electric power: 37.2%
The Washington D.C. public transit system spans not only the nation’s capital, but extends to parts of Virginia and Maryland. The Washington D.C. subway system is known as the Metro and features six lines. Aside from the Metro, commuters can use other railroads like the MARC train in Maryland and the VRE in Virginia. These transportation options make it easy for families to commute into Washington D.C. from the suburbs for work or play.