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Question of the Week: What Is Your Daily Commute Like?

February 5, 2009 - 2:28pm


In data collected from 2005 through 2007, The U.S. Census Bureau found that 76% of workers drove alone to work. Another 11% or so carpooled, and roughly 5% used public transportation. Most made it to work in 25 minutes or less. Whether you drive, walk, take the bus or train, or roll out of bed and stumble into your home office, how you get to work and the time it takes you affect your costs, the environment, and the country's energy use. So tell us:

What is your daily commute like?

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