questionshow many miles do you commute to work? how long…

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I commute about 20 miles one-way to work and it takes me about 30 minutes. I had a job at one time that was about 60 miles commute and about an hour and half to work one-way.

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Currently my commute is about 20 miles and about 35 min. But not to long ago it was a 107 miles and about 115 min.

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19 miles in about 30 minutes.

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22 miles each way and the timing varies, but average is 45 min.

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Around 25 miles each way. Depending on what time I leave I can get to work in close to 30 minutes, but coming home ususally takes 45 minutes. If people would just "go" traffic wouldn't be so bad.

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I work from home so zero miles.

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11 miles, 60 minutes door to door..... Actually 2 miles to the park and ride and then the remainder on the light rail into the city

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I just measured to be sure. It's 26 steps from my bed to my desk in my office. Takes about 10 seconds.

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4 kilometers, more or less.

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Used to be 3/4 mile. Easy 15 minute walk.

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35 miles, 60 minutes. 3 miles to the commuter lot, and the rest as a slug*.

*slug (n) 'casual carpool' or 'commuter hitchhiker'. Found in the suburbs of Washington, DC. See www.slug-lines.com

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5 miles door to door, takes about 7 minutes.

Just started this job, my previous one was 23 miles, taking close to 25 minutes.

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I commute about 11 miles to work. Takes me about 25 minutes from garage to desk with the last five minutes being the walk from the parking lot in to cubeville.
Coming home, I take a different route. It's about 12 miles and takes me a little over two hours but that includes stopping at the gym for a workout. The drive time is about the same.

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26.21 miles on the way to work, and 25.4 on the way home. The way to work is usually about 40 minutes, the way home is about 45.

I used to do about 45 miles, about 75 minutes each way, and that was brutal.

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Biking to work is 3.3 miles and takes 20-30 minutes each way, so 6.6 miles and 40-60 minutes round-trip.

Due to one-way streets, an expressway with few overpasses in the area and a desire to avoid the 19(!) speed bumps between the main gate of campus and where I usually park, my round-trip driving commute is ~1.4 miles longer and usually takes 12-20 minutes each way, so ~8 miles and 25-40 minutes round-trip.

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21.6 miles and about 30-40 minutes depending on traffic. I have 2 alternate routes to take as well that are both about the same distance, but can save me lots of time if my primary is slow to an accident or just slow because other drivers are slow. I have an App that tells me if traffic is congested, which really helps out a lot.

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22.2 miles. 29 minutes. Tons of shorter routes in distance but all add 10+ minutes. I'll take 65-75 mph over stop and go.

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0 miles, since I work from home. But, I have to go down a flight of stairs, and sometimes the dog or cat will stop me... so it's not always an easy commute.

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1.3 miles and 4-7 minutes. Unless I hit a train. And then it's 1.3 miles and 5-30 minutes. Yay small towns that the train folks don't give a crap about...

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Probably ~30 miles, takes 90 minutes each way. Car to train to subway and then a little by foot.

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2.5 miles. It takes about 5 minutes.

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ugh... 100 miles exactly. 1 hour 40 in the mornings, 2 hours on the way home. Unless there's an accident... you don't want to be in my car those days.

(I had HOPED it would be 6 miles & 12 minutes, but yeah, that didn't happen.)

@ruger9mm: I'm glad I'm not the only one who's had to deal with this sort of loveliness. Congrats on your currently much better commute!

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4 miles each way, it takes about 15 minutes at peak times due to living in the heart of the city and working downtown at City Hall. So the maximum number of lights, stop signs and school zones that can be crammed into a 4 miles journey. When I swing by the building on the weekend it takes me about 5 minutes. I'd walk or bike but I have to go home at lunch and feed my dog so I'd spend my whole lunch hour just making the round trip on a bike.

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@smtatertot13: If you hit a train I'd imagine it would be quite a bit longer than that. :)

I live in a major city and I have trains running through my neighborhood but I am fortunate that my most direct route to work is also one that circumnavigates the train tracks, or I'd have the same problem. I'm often late to meetings with my grantees because they are all located in central which is riddled with train tracks.

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3.5 miles one way. 10min to work, 12-14 to home.

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Mine is 19 miles, one way. It's about 12-15 minutes if the expressway is relatively clear and I can drive my preferred speeds in the left lanes. It's about 25 minutes in heavier traffic or if I go the actual speed limit (Illinois is ridiculous and has an expressway limit of 55mph!). It's 45 minutes or more in heavy traffic, as I then get off the expressway and take the scenic routes through side streets and neighbourhoods. (I prefer a longer drive that's actually moving normally and has interesting things at which to look during red lights than a shorter drive where I'm just sitting in a sea of cars, frustrated by the stop-and-go traffic.)
And, yeah, I definitely over-analyze and time my commutes. It's all in service to the greater good of Figuring Out How To Stay In Bed As Long As Possible In The Morning.

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It's 100 miles one way to work, takes about an hour and 40 minutes.

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I started a new job in the middle of March. It is 102 miles one way. It takes 1.5 hours each way.

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Current: 5 miles, 15 minutes.
Previous (just moved): 9 miles, 15 minutes.
Interstate vs. in-town. Thought I was actually saving something moving closer to work...
I have to park about a half a mile away though and I work on the 2nd floor (entering from the basement on the backside of the building though). That adds about another 6-8 minutes once I make it to my parking space.
This, of course, also depends on the amount of traffic trying to get on the island and which bridge is open, etc.

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124 round trip. 1 1/2 hours each way. I carpool so it make it a lot easier.

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60 miles RT and takes 45 to 60 minutes. Dallas traffic and motorist suck tremendously.

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about 10 minutes in traffic (i.e. school bus). I've been lucky that when I moved buildings, it was closer by a few miles. Now my other job is about 20, 30 from the main job site.

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@thunderthighs: I thought @Gatzby made you guys haul in. Else why require Seattle residency for new hires?

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10 miles by car to the parking ramp - takes about 20 minutes. Then another 10-20 minutes to walk from the ramp to my office.
The (absence of) traffic in the area where I live is one of my favorite things of living here. Where I lived previously a 10 mile drive would take about an hour due to traffic.

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@j5: I was here in TX before the Seattle moves and the HQ is here. It works especially since I work nights for home.

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I commute 60 miles in 60 minutes, pretty much exactly, unless there is an accident like this morning. Gnarly rollover that made it over the guardrail to the frontage road, but everyone seemed to be okay.

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ZERO! Retired the end of June!!!

Prior to that it was about 7 miles and took 15 - 20 minuted, depending on traffic. Of course, for months after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita hit Louisiana, the number of folks living in Baton Rouge nearly tripled. That same 7 miles took 1.5 -2 hours most days. The upside was that I finally learned what the word "infrastructure" meant.

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@thunderthighs: @inkycatz:

I recall @Gatzby saying "Forum mods are required to be within flogging distance for proper application of motivational controls"
Or something similar.
I guess TT was grandmothered in? ;)

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@j5: I AM NOT A GRANDMOTHER! Besides, @gatzby just substitutes verbal abuse in my case.

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5 miles and 15 minutes. How do I apply for a Thunderthighs type job? I'd like to reduce that 5 miles.

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To the OP:
I have a 6 mile commute to the rail station, then a 20 minute ride into town, then a 5 minute walk to the office. If I drove it, it would be about 17 miles at 30 minutes. Commuter rail adds 15 minutes, but I get to "woot" during the trip (which I can't do legally while driving). So 45 minutes.....all told.

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24 miles and 30-35 minutes by highway, when it's not torn up. 21 miles and about 40 minutes by surface streets. That's each way.

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1.1 miles from desk to desk! Takes about 15-20 minutes, demanding on how many lights I hit and how much I don't want to be in the office that day. Wears through shoes pretty quickly.

(The in-office requirement is new-ish for moderators. It's actually really helpful to have people on-site to respond to issues, answer questions, and generally increase our presence in front of the rest of the company, climb the corporate ladder, push our agendas, and battle to the pain.)

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3.5 miles (they are putting in a new road that will reduce that to 2.5 mi next year). It takes me all of 5 minutes to get to work, unless I get stopped by a train (which the new road bypasses).

I have literally woken up, got ready to go and made it to work in 10 minutes numerous times.

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35 miles, 45 mins- I drive 3 blocks to the park and ride and they drop me off in front of my lab in Austin Tx! Yay vanpooling!!

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21 miles, 40-45 minutes on a decent day. 2-3 hours whenever we get the first significant snowfall in winter.

FWIW, estimating driving times around here (chicagoland) is pretty simple. just assume that regardless of road type or posted speed limit, for any trip longer than a couple miles you'll invariably end up averaging ~20 mph in the city proper, and 30 mph in the 'burbs.

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20 miles, 45 minutes to an hour+ drive each way. No easy public transit option where I work (transfer 3 times on busses and walk 1.5 miles)