February 21, 2023 What your commute can do for you
Commuting offers some workers a period of respite between work and home, researchers found.
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February 7, 2023 Researchers surveyed commuters to find out what they do — and don't — get out of the daily trek to and from work. Many people say it's invaluable personal time to recover and switch gears.
Average gas prices have topped $4 nationwide, prompting some remote workers to question whether they really need to return to the office.
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March 14, 2022 Gas prices have soared just as workers who have been remote for two years return to their commutes. Some are asking for companies to wait until prices come down to bring people back.
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Lawmakers in California say the state's pattern of single-family zoning is boosting carbon emissions.
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August 6, 2020 Zoning for single-family homes has been tied to racial inequity and climate change, but in California, efforts to pass new laws keep falling short.
The average American commute increased to 26.9 minutes in 2017 from 26.6 minutes the year before, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey.
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September 20, 2018 Newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau show Americans have spent an extra two and a half hours commuting last year compared to the year before.
"So I got a ticket," bike commuter Molly Millar wrote in a tweet last week. The Vancouver cyclist had left her bike in a rack outside her office building.
August 5, 2013 A cyclist who commutes to work in Vancouver was surprised and angered last week when she found a note on her bike threatening its confiscation. Her offense? Parking in the "15-minute only" bike rack.
February 7, 2013 What people say when they're late to work: having a bad hair day, wearing your roommate's girlfriend's shoes, and delivering a stranger's baby on the side of the road.
February 5, 2013 Researchers at Texas A&M have crunched travel times in cities across the nation and they've got some startling advice for drivers. If you're hoping to get to parent-teacher night on time in some places, get in the car now.
Traffic flows over the American Legion Bridge along I-495, the Washington Beltway, between Virginia and Maryland.
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September 27, 2011 An annual study of the nation's worst traffic problems ranked the Washington, D.C., metro area as the leader.