Data Dictionary: Census 1970
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Survey: Census 1970
Data Source: Social Explorer & U.S. Census Bureau
Table: T126. Means Of Transportation To Work (15%) [11]
Universe: Count of Persons at Work During the Census Week
Table Details
T126. Means Of Transportation To Work (15%)
Universe: Count of Persons at Work During the Census Week
Variable Label
T126_001
T126_002
T126_003
T126_004
T126_005
T126_006
T126_007
T126_008
T126_009
T126_010
T126_011
Relevant Documentation:
Excerpt from: Social Explorer; U.S. Census Bureau; 1970 Census Users’ Guide; U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C., 1970.
 
Means of transportation to work
Ascertained for persons 14 years of age and over who reported working during the reference week, including Armed Forces personnel, Respondents were asked that principal mode of travel or type of conveyance used to get to their place of work on the last day they worked.

In 1960, the categories were private auto or car pool, railroad, subway or elevated (the latter two categories were combined in tabulations); bus or streetcar: taxicab. other means (taxicab was included in other means in tabulations); walked only; worked at home.

In 1970, the categories are driver, private auto; passenger, private auto; bus or streetcar; subway or elevated ; railroad; taxicab, walked only; worked at home; other means.