The charts below show reasons for travel and the main issues for the travelling public in the US in 2009. Summarise it.

The bar
and pie
give information about why US residents travelled and what
problems they experienced in the year 2009. It is clear that the principal reason why Americans travelled in 2009 was to commute to and from work. In the same year, the primary problem of Americans, with regard to the trips they made, was the cost of travelling. Looking more closely at the bar
, we can see that 49% of the trips made by Americans in 2009 were for the purpose of commuting.
By contrast
, only 6% of trips were for visits to friends or relatives, and one in ten trips were for social or
reasons. Shopping accounted for 16% of all travels, while personal reasons accounted for the remaining 19%. According to the pie
, price was the key consideration (faktör) for 36% of American travellers. Almost one in five people cited safety as their foremost (önde
) travel concern, while
driving and highway congestion were the main issues for 17% and 14% of the travelling public.
, a total of 20% of those surveyed thought that access to public transport or space for pedestrians were the most important travel issues.

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