Japan & USA:
Work Trip Travel Times in
Large Metropolitan Areas
(Over 5,000,000 Population)

Metropolitan Area One-Way Work Trip Travel Time
Tokyo-Yokohama 53.8
Osaka-Kobe-Kyoto 45.4
New York 34.0
Nagoya 32.8
Washington-Baltimore 31.7
Chicago 31.0
San Francisco 29.3
Los Angeles 29.1
Philadelphia 27.9
Boston 27.8
Dallas-Fort Worth 27.5
Detroit 26.1
Average: Japan 44.0
Average: United States 29.4
Japan Compared to United States 1.50
Japan: Statistical Survey Department, Statistics Bureau, Management and Coordination Agency. (1998 data)
United States: 2000 Census  

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