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San Diego County offers residents and visitors a variety of transportation modes to meet their travel needs. Within the county, several organizations are dedicated to improving regional mobility, including the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) and North County Transit District, offering intercounty train and light rail travel options, and first/last mile mobility alternatives like Uber, Lyft, LIME, Bird and others providing car-sharing and bicycle and scooter rentals. Despite the numerous options available to residents, most San Diegans continue to commute by car. According to the American Community Survey, the number of residents driving a car alone to work in San Diego County increased from 75.7% in 2016 to 76.3% in 2017. 1

The following review explores how available transportation choices outside of single-occupancy vehicle commuting are utilized in San Diego County and provides insight into MTS ridership and utilization of other alternative transit modes. This report was prepared for The Nonprofit Institute by the Center for Sustainable Energy.

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transportation, lime, bike, car, scooter, San Diego, vehicle, Equinox Project, Center for Sustainable Energy, The Nonprofit Institute


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