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WATCH: Here's How To Actually Enjoy Your Commute

Posted 02.24.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Commutes have a reputation for being a big headache, especially in cities where the journey to and from work has gotten longer and longer. Tricky ...

LA's Cold Spell

Myra Demeter | Posted 04.01.2014 | Fifty
Myra Demeter

There was no transportation provided to schoolchildren and I had to walk to school in all types of weather. I wore knee socks with my skirts, but it didn't prevent the bitter cold from invading me as I walked those 15 blocks to junior high.

What Successful People Do During Their Morning Commute

Posted 10.21.2013 | OWN

How to get ahead while you get to work. By Laura Vanderkam Just about everybody who wakes up early and battles traffic just to get to work feels...

Don't Drive Yourself Crazy! Here are 5 Ways to Drive Yourself Happy -- Every Day

Valerie Alexander | Posted 12.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Valerie Alexander

If you're stuck in traffic, getting stressed out about it will not change your circumstances. Life's a journey, not a destination, so do what you can to enjoy the ride.

My Balancing Act

Cindy Auten | Posted 12.07.2013 | Business
Cindy Auten

Friday at 4:45 a.m. - The baby wakes up. The older sibling hears and also wakes up. It's not even close to dawn. Your "I'll work out before the kids wake up" is out the window.

Man Uses 'Water Bike' To Commute Across San Francisco Bay & Hudson River

Posted 10.06.2013 | Green

It's not an accident that most major metropolises are situated on or near bodies of water. Cities like New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles all boa...

Cruising Through Terrible Traffic Tuesday With Telework RoI

Cindy Auten | Posted 11.11.2013 | Technology
Cindy Auten

As you avoid the fender bender to the left and the five-mile backup to the right, the results page reminds you of the many reasons to offer employees the option to telework.

Fare Enough -- How Smart Technology Could Waste Commuter Time and Money

Sua Son | Posted 11.09.2013 | Impact
Sua Son

With new emerging transport technology, you can now easily plan, track, record, and share your daily commute with others. However, can smart technology become too smart when it comes to travel?

This'll Make Your Commute A Whole Lot Less Dreadful

Posted 08.21.2013 | Healthy Living

Americans spend an average of 24.5 minutes commuting to work, according the U.S. Census Bureau. That's nearly half an hour of time to spend worrying ...

Improving Your Commute, One (Smarter) City At A Time

Naveen Lamba | Posted 10.20.2013 | Technology
Naveen Lamba

Whether you live in Northern Virginia like me, New York, Nairobi, or Nice, road congestion and the ensuing traffic jams aren't just inconvenient; they can impede economic growth and impact the environment. Imagine how much more productive people are when they're not stuck in their cars or on the bus several hours per day. The good news is that help is on the way.

Bad News For Married Commuters

Posted 08.13.2013 | Divorce

According to new research by Erica Sandow of Umea University in Sweden, people who commute at least 45 minutes one-way to work are more likely to divo...

How To Not Hate Your Commute

Posted 07.08.2013 | Healthy Living

Of all the things that cause us stress and anxiety -- a heavy workload, financial woes and a cluttered home, to name a few -- commuting to work is one...

The Invisible Commute

NARRATIVE.LY | Posted 04.23.2013 | New York

He’d shuffle down the ramp at Grand Central, and sometimes I would pretend not to see him. A salty backwash of embarrassment at my own incapacity to...

Andrew Burmon

PHOTOS: The World's Most Beautiful Commute?

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Burmon | Posted 01.18.2013 | Travel

A little after eight o'clock in the morning, crowds of young professionals and older men in knit hats bundle down the docks at the edge of Istanbul's ...

9 Ways To Make Your Morning Commute Less Stressful

Posted 01.11.2013 | OWN

By Amber Kallor These ingenious strategies will help you stay calm behind the wheel in the midst of traffic jams and other road-rage-inducing condi...

Security With the Written Word

Rachael Berkey | Posted 08.02.2012 | Books
Rachael Berkey

There are few ways to make me feel more exposed than to set me somewhere to wait with nothing to do. I blame my mother for this idiosyncrasy. The prob...

Your Start-Up Life: How to Get Flexibility at Work?

Rana Florida | Posted 07.16.2012 | Business
Rana Florida

Feel free to let your boss know that a new study released by the Center for Disease Control, National Institutes of Health, and American Cancer Society has confirmed what many have long suspected: that lengthy car commutes are terrible for your health.

It's National Walk To Work Day: 5 Great Health Benefits Of Walking

Posted 04.06.2012 | Healthy Living

Today is the eighth annual National Walk to Work Day. If you’re reading this, you may already be at your desk. And, like 91 percent of the populatio...

Four-Wheeled Future: All Hail the Taxi of Tomorrow

Vanity Fair | Posted 06.03.2012 | New York
Vanity Fair

After exhaustive evaluation by all manner of stakeholders, the Nissan NV200 has been selected to replace the venerable Ford Crown Victoria as the Big Apple's official cab.

U.S. Hasn't Used Public Transit Like This For A Long Time

Reuters | Posted 05.12.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON, March 12 (Reuters) - Americans took 10.4 billion trips on public transportation in 2011, the second-highest total since 1957, as gasolin...

What To Do On A Long High School Commute

Anne Hilker | Posted 05.12.2012 | Teen
Anne Hilker

My commute to school is 30 minutes or longer, depending on traffic. I know you're thinking, "30-minute commute? Seriously!" But each morning is a new opportunity to think of creative things to do.

More Americans Traveling Far And Wide To Get To Their Jobs

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 02.23.2012 | Business

Stuck in traffic or on a train for upwards of an hour getting to work today? You should probably just stop whining. More Americans are choosing lo...

"Car-cation": Take a Vacation From Your Car

Cindy Auten | Posted 04.23.2012 | Business
Cindy Auten

Take your commute out of the mix and you have more time to balance your work and family. It's time to focus on what matters, and eliminate what really doesn't.

Sizable Minority Of Global Workers Don't Commute To An Office

Reuters | Patricia Reaney | Posted 03.25.2012 | Business

By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - About one in five workers around the globe, particularly employees in the Middle East, Latin Am...

Electrical Problems Mean Slow Go On Orange Line; No 8-Car Trains

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.26.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Electrical problems involving Pepco and two Metro traction substations are leading to slow travel along the Orange Line. The transit age...