WASHINGTON, April 21, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Census Bureau Director John H. Thompson will visit Atlanta to participate in a roundtable discussion with members of the Atlanta Regional Commission and local transportation officials on how Census Bureau data can be used to inform decisions on the city's commuting and transportation needs.
Commuting data can tell both Atlanta leaders and residents how people use modes of transportation such as car traffic, the MARTA bus and rail line, the Downtown Loop streetcar line that opened in 2014, and the multiuse BeltLine trail, which is under development.
Census Bureau commuting statistics come from the American Community Survey, the largest household survey in the U.S.
If interested in learning more about community commuting patterns, go to Census Explorer: Commuting Edition to see data by state, county and neighborhood. For special reports on commuting, visit the Census Bureau's commuting web page.
When: Wednesday, April 27
9 - 10:30 a.m.
Where: The Loudermilk Center
40 Courtland Street
Atlanta, GA 30303
Who: John H. Thompson, director, U.S. Census Bureau
Atlanta Regional Commission board members
Interviews: Please contact the Census Bureau's Public Information Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-763-3030 to request an interview.
RSVP: Media who plan to attend should contact the Census Bureau's Public Information Office at email@example.com or 301-763-3030 by 1 p.m. (EDT) on Tuesday, April 26.
For more information, go to Census.gov.
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SOURCE U.S. Census Bureau