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Facts and figures: some travel-related data about Richmond

Facts and figures: some travel-related data about Richmond

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3.5 million: passengers who flew into or out of Richmond International Airport in 2015

1,154: average miles flown by passengers on a round trip from RIC (one way)

160: average number of daily flights at RIC

407,058: passengers who rode the train from Richmond's Amtrak stations in 2015

42.8 million: miles ridden by passengers using Richmond's Amtrak stations

9.5 billion: annual vehicle miles driven on greater Richmond’s road network

27.4: average daily miles traveled by vehicle in the region

34: average commute, in minutes, for our region’s workers (up 17 percent since 2011)

$729: annual cost of traffic congestion on local commuters (gas, tires, oil changes, time, etc.)

34: average annual hours spent in local rush-hour traffic

81.6 percent: percentage of region's workers who drive alone to work

1.56 percent: percentage of workers who walk to work

0.5 percent: percentage of workers who bike to work

815: bridges in the Richmond region

57,867: miles of state-maintained roads in Virginia (1,118 of it interstate highways)

$2.01 billion: amount to be spent this year by the state on road maintenance

1887: year that the world's first electric streetcar system began operations in Richmond; the service ended in 1949

Compiled by John Ramsey from the the Capital Region Airport Commission, Virginians for High Speed Rail, Virginia Department of Transportation, Richmond Regional Planning District Commission and Richmond Region Tourism.


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