Tube Times Index Compiled by Denise Woodward

  1. Percent of Americans who get to work by driving alone: 76.3%
  2. Percent of San Franciscans who get to work by driving alone: 44%
  3. Percent nationwide of workers who commute by public transportation: 5.2%
  4. Percent of San Franciscans who commute using public transportation: 31%
  5. Percent nationwide of workers who commute by bicycle: 0.4%
  6. Percent of San Franciscans who commute by bicycle: 2%
  7. Bay Area county with the highest percentage of bicycle commuters: San Francisco County
  8. Bay Area county with the lowest drive-alone rate: San Francisco
  9. Percent of global oil production used to power America's cars and trucks: 10%
  10. Number of meetings with Senators and Representatives at the National Bike Summit: 225 (see report)

Sources: 1,3,5, U.S. Census Bureau 2000, as reported by the New York Times; 2,4,6-8, Commute Profile 2001, published by Rides for Bay Area Commuters; 9, Congressman Earl Blumenauer, in his speech at the National Bike Summit, 3/6/02; 10, League of American Bicyclists