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How long is your daily commute?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by lono, Jun 6, 2008.


How many miles do you drive daily to get to and from work? (Total round-trip miles per day)

  1. Less than 5

    16 vote(s)
  2. 5-15

    17 vote(s)
  3. 16-25

    11 vote(s)
  4. 26-50

    16 vote(s)
  5. More than 50

    10 vote(s)
  6. Work at home

    6 vote(s)
  1. lono

    lono Active Member

    Just curious about the real-world effects of $4 per gallon gas. What say ye?
  2. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    2.7 miles from home to office.

    Unfortunately, the climate and a major five-lane road preclude me from biking to the office.
  3. OTD

    OTD Active Member

    Almost 100 miles round-trip. I'm screwed.
  4. thegrifter

    thegrifter Member

    the last three jobs i had, were all within walking distance. i really hate the idea of driving to work, especially now.
  5. Claws for Concern

    Claws for Concern Active Member

    You mean $4.55 per gallon for gas (where I am, anyway)? Thankfully I live just down a long, steep hill from where I work.
  6. ArnoldBabar

    ArnoldBabar Active Member

    Some days 5 miles, some days 3,000 miles.
  7. buckweaver

    buckweaver Active Member

    My commute has, uhh, changed a bit in the last year.

    April 2007: 4 miles
    July 2007: 48 miles
    September 2007: 30 miles
    January 2008: 32 miles
    Current: 18 miles

    Amazingly, only one of those was because of a job change. Fuck Lean Dean. ::)
  8. bostonbred

    bostonbred Guest

    12.86 miles.

    I just got a new job as a director at the local Boys and Girls Club earlier today!
  9. Rosie

    Rosie Active Member

    Congrats on the new job, BB.

    My commute is 55 miles round-trip.
  10. playthrough

    playthrough Moderator Staff Member

    Work from home. Many years ago I commuted 50 miles each way to my first paper, $16k salary. I get cold sweats thinking about what that would have been like with $4 gas.
  11. TwoGloves

    TwoGloves Well-Known Member

    Two miles each way ... when I have to actually go into the office. Which ain't often lately. Thankfully.
  12. Sxysprtswrtr

    Sxysprtswrtr Active Member

    About 6 months ago, my daily commute was 58 miles roundtrip.

    Now? It's about 9 miles total.
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