Commuting In America

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Heard On The Morning Show
Yellow lines on a highway road
Alan Levine (CC-BY)

New data shows Americans are spending more time than ever commuting, with an average one-way commute time of 27 minutes. A Washington Post reporter, who gave up his own daily commute from the D.C. suburbs for the relative simplicity of a rural Minnesota town, explains why this is happening.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Christopher Ingraham Guest