NYC top destination for travelers to U.S. cities

Nearly half of the people surveyed said they would use public transit.

New York was the most popular choice for American travelers who said they will visit a major U.S. city this summer, according to a poll released by the American Public Transportation Association.

In a survey of 1,004 people, 11% chose New York as their destination of choice, beating out Miami and Washington, D.C. The APTA estimates 124 million Americans will visit a metropolis this summer.

Travelers to the country’s cities said they plan to use public transportation, citing its low cost.