The paper presents the application of the AHP method to the evaluation of urban transportation in Polish cities. The AHP method allows the analysis by presenting a problem in the form of a hierarchical structure. The presented example pinpointed the main objective, criteria and variants. The authors define a consistent family of criteria that allows to evaluate urban transportation development in Polish cities. All cities are evaluated by criteria and finally ranked from the best to the worst. The best city is Warsaw, which owes the top position in the ranking to the very good performance on efficiency.