Consider Transportation Issues When Choosing A Job

Mary Ellen Slayter says the next time you are considering a job offer, ask if the commute is worth it.

"Would you rather make $10,000 a year more or shave 10 minutes each way off your commute? Not that we're generally presented with such a stark choice when evaluating job offers, but if you were, which would you pick?"

Thanks to Richard Layman

Full Story: But is the commute worth it?

Comments

Prepare for the AICP Exam

Join the thousands of students who have utilized the Planetizen AICP* Exam Preparation Class to prepare for the American Planning Association's AICP* exam.
Starting at $199
Planetizen Courses image ad

Planetizen Courses

Advance your career with subscription-based online courses tailored to the urban planning professional.
Starting at $14.95 a month
Book cover of Unsprawl

Unsprawl: Remixing Spaces as Places

Explore visionary, controversial and ultimately successful strategies for building people-centered places.
Starting at $12.95
Red necktie with map of Boston

Tie one on to celebrate your city

Choose from over 20 styles of neckties imprinted with detailed city or transit maps.
$44.95