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U.S. transportation issues from the city to the country: a look at the five largest cities & their sub-100k population counterparts.

Rank By Population & Counterpart

1   New York, Ny        Albany, Ny
2   Los Angeles, Ca     Rialto, Ca
3   Chicago, II         Waukegan, II
4   Houston, Tx         Tyler, Tx
5   Philadelphia, Pa    Reading, Pa

Years Spent Commuting

New York, Ny       3.02
Albany, Ny         1.39
Los Angeles, Ca    2.27
Railto, Ca         2.49
Chicago, II        2.57
Waukegan, II       2.01
Houston, Tx        2.00
Tyler, Tx          1.36
Philadelphia, Pa   2.39
Reading, Pa        1.79

1.92 National Average

Note: Table made from bar graph.

Percentage of Public Transit Use Per Place

New York, Ny       25%
Albany, Ny          5%
Los Angeles, Ca     5%
Railto, Ca          1%
Chicago, II        12%
Waukegan, II        2%
Houston, Tx         2%
Tyler, Tx           0%
Philadelphia, Pa   10%
Reading, Pa         3%

2% Natioanl Average

Note: Table made from pie chart.

Federal Transit Administration's Budget per Fare

1998    4 cents
1999   12 cents
2000   12 cents
2001   13 cents
2002   16 cents
2003   17 cents
2004   15 cents
2005   16 cents
2006   16 cents
3007   17 cents
2008   17 cents

Note: Table made from bar graph.


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Transportation Budges

Houston, TX          $87.1 Million
Tyler, TX             $3.8 Million
Waukegan, IL          $5.8 Million
Chicago, IL          $79.3 Million
Philadelphia, PA     $47.3 Million
* Reading, PA         $1.2 Million
Albany, NY            $6.5 Million
New York, NY        $734 Million
Los Angeles, CA     $126 Million
Rialto, CA            $6.2 Million
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