The average travel time for workers who commute
by public transportation is higher than that of workers who use other modes.
A recent Swedish study confirms the connection between longer commutes
, health complaints, and days missed from work.
Gregoire recognized the efforts of these employers and communities April 13, announcing the winners of the 2010 Governor's Commute
Smart Awards at a ceremony hosted at the Governor's Mansion in Olympia.
also speak to the desire some people have to live farther from the city, said Paul Mason Fotsch, a professor at California State University, Northridge, and the author of "Watching the Traffic Go By: Transportation and Isolation in Urban America.
Likewise, we are told the average commute
time in the New York City metropolitan area without controlling for distance.
The number of extreme commutes
has grown substantially in recent years.
Women (but not African-American women) have shorter commutes
metropolitan region; the average household there has a shorter commute
and pays 5 percent less of its budget on transportation than a similar household in Houston, which is only starting to realize the benefits of balanced transportation.
to Apache Junction from his Carefree home for four weeks to complete the audit.
One solution to the problem of spatial mismatch is a reverse commute
Four percent of adults who commute
to work have called in sick to work because they couldn't face their commute
QUETTA -- Long commutes
to work, particularly more than 10 miles (16 km), may be hazardous to health and are associated with increased weight, bigger waistlines and poorer heart and lung fitness, according to a new study.