More home and flexi-working could easily be introduced to allow people to cut their commutes
and save money.
The researchers analyzed data from Statistics Canada to better understand the links between commute
time and well-being.
The results suggest that although physical well-being may be enhanced by cycling and walking, getting exercise in this way on the daily commute
may not necessarily have the stress-relieving qualities we would expect.
Also, a 2011 study in the Journal of Health Economics showed that long commutes
take a greater toll on women than they do on men, perhaps because women are more likely to deal with additional housework outside of the office.
Workers who live in New York state show the highest rate of long commutes
The Dallas-Fort Worth region is ranked among the top five most congested metropolitan areas, and those with longer commutes
may be more likely to be exposed to heavy traffic resulting in higher stress levels and more time sitting," said Dr.
However, workers who are engaged in their work and workplace appear to be buffered from some of the effects of long commutes
Chris Gregoire recently recognized the employers and communities across the state who contribute to traffic reduction by supporting commute
trip reduction programs.
Census Bureau says endure "extreme" commutes
of 90 minutes or more.
Mass transit commute
times are compared unfavorably to vehicle commutes
, but are these for commutes
of equal distance?
In the process, commutes
of more than 60 minutes and "extreme" commutes
of more than 90 minutes have become more common.
If benefits from housing were what we were after, should the person living in A (and enjoying 1200 in housing benefits) not be taxed more than the taxpayer in our previous example, who commutes
from A (with housing benefits of 1000 and commuting expenses of 300)?
Blumenauer seems to say he opposes my proposal because in an emergency (and presumably during everyday commutes
as well) the well-off residents with cars might more likely be stuck in traffic if poorer families are also on the road.
Executives at the top of the pay scale have much longer commutes
than the majority of U.
daily from Baltimore, where he tells us he is perpetually rehabilitating his Victorian row house.