MORNING COMMUTER TRAVEL INTO WASHINGTON; Travel Between 6:30 and 9:30 a.m.

TRAVEL MODE -- ....1977(%)......1981(%)......1983(%)......1985(%)......1987(%)

Metro Bus -- ..95,477 (26%) -- 73,650 (19%) -- 64,574 (16%)-58,698 (13%)-55,903(13%)

Metrorail -- 2,550 (1%) -- 51,855 (13%) -- 53,392 (13%) -- 76,008 (17%) -- 93,275 (21%)

Commuter Bus -- 9,000 (2%) -- 5,350 (1%) -- 7,108 (2%) -- 3,142 (1%) -- 2,425 (1%)

Commuter Rail -- 3,651 (1%) -- 4,457 (1%) -- 3,356 (1%) -- 3,505 (1%) -- 3,462 (1%)

Other Bus or HOV -- N/A (-) -- N/A (-) -- N/A (-) -- 2,628 (1%) -- 3,565 (1%)

TRANSIT SUBTOTAL -- 110,678 (30%) -- 135,312 (34%) -- 128,430 (31%) -- 143,981 (33%) -- 158,630 (36%)

Single-Occupant Auto -- 122,106 (33%) -- 118,236 (30%) -- 136,394 (33%) -- 138,708 (32%) -- 146,016 (33%)

Multi-Occupant Auto -- 137,131 (37%) -- 139,490 (35%) -- 148,642 (36%) -- 152,514 (35%) -- 138,292 (31%)

AUTO SUBTOTAL -- 259,237 (70%) -- 257,726 (66%) -- 285,036 (69%) -- 291,222 (67%) -- 284,308 (64%)

TOTAL PERSONS -- 369,915 (100%) -- 393,038 (100%) -- 413,466 (100%) -- 435,203 (100%) -- 442,938 (100%)

*Traffic counts were made, in most alternate years, at the edge of the downtown "metro core area" that includes part of Arlington such as Rosslyn and the Pentagon.

SOURCE: Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments biennial traffic cordon counts.