GROWTH IN TRANSIT USE

Suburban counties have seen the biggest rise, but lag behind their urban counterparts:

Percentage of commuters taking public transportation

County 1990 2000 2010

Hennepin 8 7 7

Ramsey 7 6 7

Anoka 3 3 3

Dakota 2 2 3

Carver 1 1 2

Scott 1 1 2

Washington 1 1 2

Source: Metropolitan Council