Commuting

A new study found that commuters opting for active travel modes and rail are more satisfied with their commute than those who take bus, metro, or drive.
20 hours ago   Science Direct
<em>TheStreet</em> and <em>Bundle</em> have ranked the best and worst commutes in 90 American cities, based on costs and time.
Dec 15, 2010   Bundle
This episode of public radio program <em>99% Invisible</em> looks at oil, and how the way people move from work to home has been seemingly designed to waste fuel.
Dec 1, 2010   99% Invisible
Atlanta's $72 million streetcar plan is taking shape, with lines expected to open in 2013. But not everyone in the city thinks the project is worth the cost.
Nov 30, 2010   Los Angeles Times
We've been measuring traffic congestion all wrong, a new report shows, and that's been making more highways look like the solution to long commutes. They're not.
Oct 3, 2010   Streetsblog
The suburbanization of business headquarters may be coming to an end.
Apr 29, 2010   Harvard Business Review
More and more people working in the San Francisco Bay Area are opting for cheaper housing outside the region. Some are going way outside the region, commuting by airplane from Portland or Seattle.
Apr 22, 2010   The Wall Street Journal
There are more extreme commuters (a minimum of 1.5 hrs round trip) than ever, with a 95% increase since 1990, says Michael Graham Richard at Treehugger.
Apr 7, 2010   Treehugger
Long commute + High Fuel Costs = Home Losses in Exurbs.
Feb 26, 2010   Marketplace
Graphic designer Martha Kang McGill took commuting data from several American cities and made an easy-to-compare representation of the information using no more than a font and some colors.
Feb 19, 2010   The Infrastructurist
Every so often, one sees an article arguing that one mode of transportation is cheaper, more efficient, or less dangerous than another because it uses less energy/kills more people/costs more per passenger-mile. (1) Opinion
Jan 15, 2010   By Michael Lewyn