Accessibility to jobs by transit for every Census block in the Chicago metropolitan area, between 7 and 9 AM. Based on CTA, Metra, and Pace schedules from January 2014.
Lighter colors indicate few jobs can be reached within 30 minutes; darker colors indicate more jobs can be reached within 30 minutes. At the highest levels, millions of jobs are accessibility by transit within 30 minutes. Travel times include walking, waiting, riding, and transfers.
Data sources: US Census Bureau, Chicago Transit Authority, Regional Transportation Authority, OpenStreetMap.
This is work of the University of Minnesota Accessibility Observatory.