Estimated Los Angeles Urban Area
Road & Public Transport
Market Share: 1950-2000

Year Personal Vehicles Public Transport Total Public Transport Share Change Exhibit: Urban Area Population Density Change
1950 67,324 5,720 74,994 7.6%   4,589  
2000 448,000 8,340 458,340 1.8% -76.1% 7,068 54.0%
Daily person travel in miles        
1950 transit estimated from 1950 automobile use estimated based upon national change in per capita automobile use 1950-2000
Urban density calculated from US Census Bureau data.    

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