Commute

Recent data shows that workers need cars to access jobs and economic opportunity. What can planners do to expand access to jobs via other alternative modes of transportation?
Oct 27, 2014   Brookings: The Avenue
The Center for Transportation Studies at the University of Minnesota has released the Access Across America: Transit 2014 report.
Oct 9, 2014   The Transportationist
Following up on earlier reports about the latest commuting data from the U.S. Census 2013 American Community Survey, Joseph Kane and Adie Tomer find different trends in commute choice between age groups.
Oct 8, 2014   The Brookings Institution
When it comes to making sense of the American Community Survey's data on commute times, it's all about how you frame the data.
Oct 1, 2014   The Brookings Institution
Jenni Avins shares a collection of videos created on Instagram's new Hyperlapse app that capture the beauty of transportation from every corner of the world.
Sep 5, 2014   CityLab
Kyle Hill compares the cost of exclusively riding Uber to owning a car in the car-centric city of Los Angeles.
Sep 3, 2014   TechCrunch
A new tier of service for Lyft launched today, allowing customers traveling in the same direction to share a ride. The new product follows a similar release earlier this week by Uber.
Aug 7, 2014   Forbes
Fifteen years in the making, Toronto is finally seeing increased ridership of its main commuter rail system, GO Transit, by changing its model from primarily serving suburban commuters to providing "all-day regional transit service."
Jul 30, 2014   the transport politic
In debates over sprawl, sometimes I hear something like the following conversation: SMART GROWTH SUPPORTER: Sprawl means ever-lengthening commutes from suburbia, which is bad because no one likes long commutes. Opinion
May 9, 2014   By Michael Lewyn
The negative effects of a long commute have been well documented: obesity, loneliness, physical pain, marital trouble, stress and its related health problems, insomnia,  Opinion
Feb 14, 2014   By Shane Phillips
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A contributing factor to widespread political disengagement? It's not what you might expect. Here's how the daily commute diminishes citizens' interest and ambition to get involved in their communities. Exclusive
Feb 5, 2014  By Tom Spengler