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Commuters

This Man's Insane Commute Will Make You Appreciate Yours

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 12.17.2014 | HuffPost Home

Piling into a packed train or sitting in bumper-to-bumper traffic to get to work every morning takes some real patience. But if you think you have the...

Let NJ Transit's Trains Use PATH Tunnels to NYC

Mark W. Schleisner | Posted 07.14.2014 | New York
Mark W. Schleisner

Ever since NJ Governor Christie cancelled funding for the Trans-Hudson ARC railroad tunnel to NY Penn Station, mass transit pundits seem to be at a lo...

Off With Their Rude Manners! Educating the French

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 02.11.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

State-owned public transport operator since 1948, the RATP that governs over the Métro, commuter trains and bus system has decided that enough was enough, and produced a manual entirely devoted to teach the French some manners.

Here's How Much Time You Lose Stuck In Traffic

CNBC | Arjun Kharpal | Posted 11.06.2013 | Business

CNBC: Drivers around the world lost an average of 8 working days a year due to traffic congestion, a new survey found. Congestion has become a ...

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...

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?

New Orleans Considers Tearing Down Claiborne Expressway

Susan Buchanan | Posted 04.29.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article was published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the Feb. 25, 2013 edition.) New Orleans officials hope to move residents toward a consensus ...

WATCH: Passengers Escape Flooded Bus

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.21.2013 | World

The next time you complain about clogged public transportation, consider yourself lucky to be swimming in a sea of humanity and not a literal sea of w...

New Orleans Launches Its Loyola Streetcar, With Another Leg Awaited

Susan Buchanan | Posted 03.28.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Spacious, solar-lit shelters on the new Loyola Ave. streetcar line, opening on Jan. 28, will accommodate Super Bowl fans in New Orleans. But elsewhere, commuters huddle under less protection.

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 ...

Top Five Commuter Must-Haves

Justine Kay | Posted 03.14.2013 | College
Justine Kay

I am always curious to see what others have in their train bags; some who travel far carry entire activity bags with them full of Sodoku puzzles and a bookshelf worth of fiction, and some just their iPod and chapstick.

Blazers Take The Stress Out Of This Commuter's Work Wardrobe

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 11.15.2012 | Style

The secret to feeling "instantly polished."

Two New York Commuters Find Love Against All Odds

HooplaHa | Posted 01.05.2013 | Good News
HooplaHa

To help you get back in the commuting spirit, we offer an inspirational video of two complete strangers who found true love on a train ride!

Janell Ross

Limited NYC Subways, Tunnels Become Operational Following Hurricane Sandy

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 11.01.2012 | New York

Several New York City subway lines will resume partial operations Thursday morning at 6 a.m. EDT and vehicle access to Manhattan will largely be restr...

Working From Home Could Hurt Your Career

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 07.16.2012 | Business

The millions of Americans who are skipping out on the daily commute may also be losing out on a promotion. These so-called 'telecommuters' are les...

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...

Delays, Panic and Nausea: Just Another Rush Hour on Metro

Tamar Abrams | Posted 06.27.2012 | DC
Tamar Abrams

I harbor a suspicion that our Metro system has been commandeered by enemy forces who are seeking to put Washington commuters into the worst possible moods each day.

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...

Catherine New

Carpooling In A Facebook World Is Still Kind Of A Pain

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 04.05.2012 | Money

Carpooling is getting reimagined for a Facebook world, with new websites, apps and technologies. But sharing a ride with strangers still comes with th...

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...

Metra Hires Spies To Keep Tabs On Conductors, Ensure Fares Collected

Posted 11.02.2011 | Chicago

Facing the prospect of either fare hikes, service cuts or a combination of both, Metra has opted to employ a somewhat unusual strategy to improve its ...

Port Authority Raises Tolls & Fares

AP | Posted 10.19.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Toll and fare hikes have been approved for bridges, tunnels and trains in the nation's largest metro area. The Port Authority of New...

The Subway Is Making You Sick

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Sadly, this will not surprise you. A new British study found that riding the subway greatly increases your risk of respiratory infections. From The ...

LA Road Warriors: Commuter Stress Taking Its Toll

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Today's commuting environment isn't just an unpleasant daily reality we have to resign ourselves to; it's a very real health hazard.

A List In Response To A News: Ladies' Specials? That's What She Said!

Sophie Pollitt-Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sophie Pollitt-Cohen

In an effort to make travel safer and more pleasant for women, several new commuter trains in India are for women only. Other Places I would Like To ...