The figure rose significantly for those who reported making a short commute
as compared to those having sex.
This raises interesting questions over whether the additional income associated with longer commutes
fully compensates for the negative aspects of the journey to work.
The survey also explored how Birmingham workers commute
Through its website, Smart Commute
also offers information and a variety of resources, including a free online ride-matching service, to help the public explore options and make the switch to a more sustainable commute
Taking time on the walking parts of the commute
is believed to increase happiness and decrease stress.
Althpough Glasgow commuters travel for longer a day (52 minutes) than those in Liverpool, Glaswegians have the least-expensive commute
- at PS63 a month or PS35,500 in a lifetime.
Also, a 2011 study in the Journal of Health Economics showed that long commutes
take a greater toll on women than they do on men, perhaps because women are more likely to deal with additional housework outside of the office.
But cutting the commute
needn't mean cutting pay too.
Synopsis: Long commute
times are linked to more stress and worry for American workers who are unhappy in their jobs.
The city of Bellingham and two local companies were recognized at the 2011 Governor's Commute
Smart Award in early October.
Most groups commute
from the Matanuska-Susitna Borough to Anchorage.
Chris Gregoire recently recognized the employers and communities across the state who contribute to traffic reduction by supporting commute
trip reduction programs.