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Commute Distance Ave?

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by DowntimeLA, Jan 5, 2010.

  1. DowntimeLA

    DowntimeLA

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    how far does everyone drive to work?

    at what distance does it become unpleasant?


    just curious thanks
     
  2. bluenoise

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    My commute is 32.5 miles each way. It takes between 40-60 minutes on average, depending on signals and traffic. I enjoy driving, so it doesn't bother me at all. I see it as 80-120 minutes a day of time to myself.
     

  3. vafish

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    17 mile commute here. It becomes unpleasant after about 2 miles.
     
  4. bcmclane

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    I'm about 25 miles out. Before I moved it was about 8 miles. I prefer the longer distance, it gives me some time to unwind on the way home and time to wake up in the morning.
     
  5. Gallium

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    Mine is 57 miles each way. It takes about 59 minutes on average most days.
     
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    6.5 miles by bicycle. 18 degrees fahrenheit, like it was today.
     
  7. oly884

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    ~25 miles from my home to work

    ~3 miles from my home to my park and ride where I catch the bus

    I usually take the bus, but occasionally I'll drive. Times are usually 30-45 mins in the morning to 1-2 hrs in the afternoon.
     
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    rtl Robby The Guy Millennium Member

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    18 miles or so. Takes about 30 min. Im usually very impatient behind the wheel, but Ive just accepted the time it takes to get to work.
     
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    about a mile each way...and at the risk of losing my man card...I usually take my bike.:embarassed: 6 minutes door to door so I guess Lance Armstrong doesn't have to worry.:supergrin:
     
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    17 miles, 25 minutes... Somewhat my time....
     
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    About 4 miles... getting out of bed is the unpleasant portion.
     
  12. DowntimeLA

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    thanks for the replies, i'm considering moving on the outskirts of town. my drive will be 10 miles but I will be able to shoot in the back yard which will be nice.
     
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    My last job was 110 mile round trip, about an hour each way. My new job is 7 miles, round trip about 10 minuets each way.

    I actually kinda miss my commute but, I don't miss the gas bills. I enjoy driving, particularly driving fast on the freeway.

    Now, my car isn't even warmed up by the time I'm pulling into my parking spot or driveway.
     
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    1.5 miles 5-10 min, 3 if I don't hit any lights.
     
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    In MA I used to go 44 miles each way. Boston traffic was a nightmare, 2 hours each way some days. After 20 years it can suck the life out of you. Then I move to SC. Now it's 5 miles each way.
     
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    0 commute time! company vehicle. Get in and start the clock!:wavey:
     
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    Was 1.8 miles until I bought my house, now it's 19.4 miles.
    The distance doesn't bother me, I'd rather take a 12 mile detour and keep moving than be stuck in bumper-to-bumper for 2.
     
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    I drive about 25 miles one way. If traffic is moving ok then I don't really mind the drive, however I have to switch freeway/highway 4 times in the comute and if one merge is messed up it slows the whole trip down. I use the time to listen to podcasts and mke any phonecalls I need to take care of.
     
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    Exactly 1 mile. Springs and Summers I usually bike unless i have a bunch of work crap to take back and forth. At one time it was about 50 mi. each way between Santa Fe and Albuquerque. That sucked.
     
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    24 miles from home to work. Takes me about 30 minutes. Not bad. I used to live about 50, took an hour, sometimes longer, that sucked.