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commute between places

to travel between the place where one works and the place where one lives. I have to commute between Chicago and Detroit every week. Mary has commuted between New York City and New Jersey for years.
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commute from some place

to travel to work from some place. I commute from way out in the country. Betty commutes from only a few miles away and will be here very soon.
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commute something into something

to change something into something. No one, as it turns out, can commute lead into gold. I had hoped to commute this argument into a sensible discussion, but it is hopeless.
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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.
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.
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.
He commutes daily from Baltimore, where he tells us he is perpetually rehabilitating his Victorian row house.