Rail Transit in the United States

   
Metropolitan Area

Population (as of April 2000)

   
New York, NY 21.2 million
Los Angeles, CA 16.4 million
Chicago, IL 9.2 million
Washington , DC - Baltimore, MD 7.6 million
San Francisco, CA - Oakland, CA - San Jose, CA 7.0 million
Philadelphia, PA 6.2 million
Boston, MA 5.8 million
Detroit, MI* 5.5 million
Dallas, TX - Fort Worth, TX 5.2 million
Houston, TX 4.7 million
Atlanta, GA 4.1 million
Miami, FL - Fort Lauderdale, FL 3.9 million
Seattle, WA 3.6 million
Phoenix, AZ*

3.3 million

Minneapolis, MN - St. Paul, MN* 3.0 million
Cleveland, OH 2.9 million
San Diego, CA 2.8 million
St. Louis, MO 2.6 million
Denver, CO

2.6 million

San Juan, PR* 2.5 million
Tampa, FL - St. Petersburg, FL*

2.4 million

Pittsburgh, PA

2.4 million

Portland, OR

2.3 million

Cincinnati, OH*

2.0 million

Sacramento, CA

1.8 million

* These metropolitan areas do not have any form of rail transit yet (excluding various people-movers, inclines and historic trolleys).

February 12, 2006 - Chicago page updated (except Travel Times and Service Frequency tables).


Rail Transit >> United States

Last update: February 12, 2006.

Created by Yuri Popov.