Bridge Quality

Bridge Quality

This is a measure of the percentage of bridges that were structurally deficient in each state in 2016, from the Department of Transportation. TN ranks 9th.

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How we'll improve

Commute Time

Commute Time

This measure ranks the average travel time for workers over 16 who did not work at home in 2017, according to estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey. The average American worker commutes about 27 minutes each way. Those in North Dakota have the fastest commutes, averaging about 17 minutes.  TN ranked 32nd in 2018 and improved to 29th in 2019. 

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Seeking Ideas to improve.

Public Transit Usage

Public Transit Usage

This metric measures the average miles traveled on public transportation by one state resident in 2016. TN ranks 28th.

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How we'll improve

Road Quality

Road Quality

This metric measures the percentage of major roads in poor condition in 2016 in each state. On average, one in five major roads in the U.S. were in poor condition. TN ranks 5th.

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How we'll improve