Worst commute to work

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  1. Gordon C Jr

    Gordon C Jr Stunt Coordinator

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    Just for fun and to make all of us in the bay area feel better, who has the worst commute to/from work?

    My commute is 30 miles (one way) at 45 - 90 minutes
     
  2. Jared_B

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    Hey, I'm not the only one!!!!

    Mine is 32-35 miles one way, 45 - 60 minutes most days, and 90 minutes on Friday afternoons.
     
  3. Matt Gordon

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    57 miles one way, An hour flat in low traffic conditions, up to 100 minutes in bad traffic (Friday afternoons).
     
  4. Mark Paquette

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    60 miles one way, 75-90 minutes depending on traffic. Although due to a merger my job is being eliminated so I will only be doing this commute for another 3 weeks.
     
  5. Luc

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    OK, a bay area folk here:

    My wife goes 70mi one way, from Vallejo to Mountain View, around 90min. She's done this for 2 years now.
     
  6. Ryan Wright

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    My brother in law drives 3 hours. One way. ~70mph most of the way. I feel for him; personally, I don't see how he does it, let alone affords the gas.
    Me, I drive 15 minutes. 20 during "rush hour". [​IMG]
    A friend of mine works for Microsoft. He rides a motorized razor scooter a few blocks to work every day. Now THAT would be fun. [​IMG]
     
  7. Charles J P

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    My drive is 30 minutes to and 45 from, depending on what time I leave. Its about 12-13 miles.
     
  8. Michael*K

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    35 miles from my suburban home to my office downtown. Total travel time...32 minutes via commuter rail (the walk to or from the station adds 10 minutes.) [​IMG]
     
  9. Carl Miller

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    45 miles each way. An hour going in, hour and a quarter coming home. Worst part about my commute is that 4 miles and 20 minutes of my ride is spent just getting to the highway.
     
  10. Ron-P

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    The down side, 53 miles one way with little to no traffic. On average, 1 hour flat. The up side, I drive a company Dodge Durango 4x, all expenses paid.
    Peace Out~[​IMG]
     
  11. Jeremy Allin

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    Sorry about this guys.
    My commute is 3.5 - 4 minutes with light traffic and 4.5 - 5 minutes with heavy traffic.
    It is roughly 2.5 kms (approx. 1.5 miles) through town. [​IMG]
     
  12. Leila Dougan

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    I drive about 10-15 min but during "rush hour" it may take 20-25 minutes. For me, its city driving all the way so the distance isn't all that great.
     
  13. John Garcia

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    2.5 mi [​IMG] exactly, ~5 min. In rush hour traffic though, it can take me more than 30 min to cover that same distance back home. I should walk. [​IMG]
     
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    About 30 min through San Jose only 10 miles. In 2000/2001 it took me 45 min.

    My boss drives in from Tracy and it takes him over an hour and a half sometimes but traffic has been much better as of late in the area with all the layoffs, summer, etc.
     
  15. Alex Spindler

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    Approximately 30 minutes for a 17 mile drive.
     
  16. Tim Markley

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    I drive 40 miles to work. Takes me anywhere from 45 minutes to get to work on Friday morning to sometimes 1.5 hours to get home on Friday afternoon. I leave my house at 6:45 AM to beat some of the traffic.
     
  17. Steve Schaffer

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    2.5 mi., 8-10 min. on average.

    I bought my car new in October of 2000, just turned 8500 miles.
     
  18. Wayne Murphy

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    When we bought our new house in a different city I was doing loops from home to work to new house.(To prewire the whole house for speakers, RCA's and security, among other things.) I put 50 000 km on it in one year. (Appprox 32000miles.)
    I blew the 5 year warranty in less than 2.5 years of driving.[​IMG]
    Now I have a sweet back road drive of 45 minutes, that I usually do on my motorcycle.[​IMG]
     
  19. Shane Bos

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    Currently I commute 27km in about 15 minutes usually done at about 130km/h the entire way. However in 3 weeks my commute will be about 175 km and in rush hour about 2-2.5h in lite traffic 1.5h
     
  20. AviTevet

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    I drive 20 miles each way, usually takes 30 minutes each way. I leave home between 9:30 and 10:30, and leave work between 6:30 and 8. It works out pretty well. If I didn't do that I would take about 45 minutes each way... I couldn't stand to spend 1.5 hours a day just getting from one place to another... that's over 6% of my life sitting in my car! Even an hour is too much... I'd like it down around 15 minutes a day.
     

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