Articles about The Commute

The Whole Human

How mindfulness can transform your hellish commute into an oasis

How we commute to work sets the tone for the rest of our day, but for too many of us, it’s a lousy experience filled with rotten smells, honking cars, and miserable passengers.

How To

3 hacks to make getting to work on time a little easier

Getting to work on time can be a never-ending struggle. Between rolling out of bed and hitting the road for yet another long commute, there are so many ways that time can slip through the cracks. Here's how to make getting to work on time in the morning a lot easier.

How To

7 ways to make your commute more productive

For many people, the commute into work can seem like a huge waste of time and not to mention monotonous and mundane – yet there are so many ways you can make this time productive and start your day off right.

News

This is the city where the happiest people in America live

You may be surprised at what makes people happy.

News

These are the cities where people wake up the earliest and latest

The early bird may get the worm but are they really better off?

News

And the award for worst commute goes to …

In New York City, which has the country's longest commute time, you can actually win a prize for your heroism braving your absolutely terrible commute.

News

Study: Adding 20 minutes to your commute is like getting a 19% pay cut

With each additional minute of commute time, your work satisfaction plummets, as does the state of your mental health. Meanwhile, your stress levels spike.

Office Life

America’s cities see significant decline in car commuting

There has been a significant decrease in driving in 21 of the 50 most populous cities in the United States over the last decade.

Technology at Work

Amazon patents a robot to stalk you at the airport

It knows exactly where you're standing.

The Commute

5 ways you can make a new city feel like home

You land your dream job, but there's one big catch— it's all the way across the country.

The Commute

7 ways to be a commuter other people don’t hate

Commuting: there's nothing like it.

News

Business travelers, rejoice: You can stretch out in your own row on this airline

Welcome to airline sprawl. Ain't it grand?

The Commute

3 questions to ask yourself before you move for a new job

Moving for a job isn't an easy decision. Here's what to think about.

The Commute

People who work from home make $4,000 more in salary every year

You have to be pretty important to work from home.

The Commute

3 ways smart people prepare for a dangerous commute

Whether you take a bike, subway or car, keep these on hand.

The Commute

5 ways your life changes when you bike to work

Biking to work could improve your whole day — and save you money.

The Commute

Subway riders throw amazing party for a graduate stuck on rush-hour train

Who doesn't want to cry with happiness on their commute?

News

Don’t start your career in Newark, New Jersey, new study warns

For a good job, move out West.

Distractions

New Commuter Barbie video reveals who we are on public transportation

Welcome to New York, Barbie, it's been waiting for you.

The Commute

Rush-hour power outages hit New York, LA and San Francisco

"Have you tried unplugging your city and plugging it back in again?"

The Commute

Millennials say 35 years old is their deadline for settling down with a family and job

Young Americans are willing to try out a number of cities before they find the perfect one.