Let’s take a quick snapshot of commuting patterns in Tompkins County. About 60% of folks drive to work alone, with another 10% carpooling. About 16% walk to work, and 1% bike. However, the proportions vary quite a bit depending on where ones lives. In the city of Ithaca, the proportion of walkers and bikers is much higher. In fact, at 42.4%, Ithaca has one of the highest proportions of walkers for any metropolitan area in the country.