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Driving alone vs. carpool? Oklahomans prefer isolation

Despite campaign attempts to encourage Oklahoma residents to carpool, a new survey shows that most still prefer driving alone to work.

According to 2010 census data, more than three-quarters of the commuter population in 43 states drive alone to work. In Oklahoma, 83 percent drive alone to work and 11 percent carpool.

Alabama, Tennessee and South Carolina ranked among the least carpool-friendly states, while Hawaii and Alaska led the nation in carpooling, according to the survey's interactive map.

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Tiffany Gibson

Tiffany Gibson has worked for The Oklahoman since August 2011 and is a member of the enterprise team and digital desk. In addition to writing and web editing, she creates interactive features for and assists with data visualization and... Read more ›