The Painful Cost Of Transportation

Transportation costs take toll on both households and communities

"Transportation costs nationwide now gobble up more money than health care and food expenses combined, a sharp turn from a generation ago when just 10 percent of a family's budget was spent on commuting. Making matters worse has been the recent run-up in gas prices..."

And when you look at the combined costs of housing and transportation, some traditionally expensive markets get more affordable."

Thanks to Kara Heffernan

Full Story: Commuter Costs Get Painful


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