King County residents with household income below $50,000 were more satisfied with their access to public transportation than those with income at or about $75,000.
Neighborhood access to public transit, pleasant places to walk, and amenities such as entertainment, restaurants, and food stores can affect transportation choices and quality of life.
69% of respondents to a 2011 community survey were ‘very’ or ‘somewhat’ satisfied with access to public transportation from their neighborhoods.
- Adults with household incomes below $50,000 reported greater satisfaction with access to public transportation than those with household incomes above $75,000.
- Satisfaction did not differ by education.
- Adults who were retired or employed were less satisfied with access than were those who were unemployed.