Demographics 
transportation

New York State’s transportation system has been an asset to businesses in the state for almost 200 years. New York is strategically located in close proximity to key U.S. and Canadian markets, representing more than
50% of the total manufacturing activity of both countries.

New York State transportation facts:

  • 20 major public airports handle nearly 33% of all international cargo in the U. S.
  • More than 16,000 miles of interstate and state highways.
  • More than 4,000 miles of railroads.
  • Nearly 1,200 trucking companies.
  • Access to the Atlantic Ocean and Great Lakes from 33 deep-water ports.
  • I-87/Champlain trade corridor between the U. S. and Canada.
  • More than 100,000 commercial trucks cross Western New York's U.S./Canada
    border bridges per month.

In the greater Rochester region of New York:

  • The region is accessible by car, plane, train and bus.
  • The average daily commute is 19 minutes.
  • The area is ranked third for least congested freeway lane miles.
  • The Greater Rochester Airport is classified as “Medium Hub,” providing
    approximately 220 flights per day.
  • CSX rail moves approximately 70 million gross tons over the route annually.
  • There are over 60 weekly Amtrak departures from Rochester rail depot serving
    more than 120,000 passengers.
  • Regional Transit Service (RTS) links the Rochester suburbs with the city.


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