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      09-26-2012 02:25 PM #36
      I think I legit have close to the best commute

      -No traffic
      -Fresh Air
      -NYC gramercy to lower edge of midtown
      -15 blocks

      Gets a bit nippy Jan-Feb, but otherwise its brilliant.
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      09-26-2012 02:28 PM #37
      I walk three blocks to work.

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      09-26-2012 02:46 PM #38
      I live just outside of the city and commute on nice straight country roads to another town 12kms away for work.

      It's all farm land and hills, the only downside is the brutal snowdrifts that often accumulate on the road due to high winds in the winter months.

      The cool option I have is I can cover the same distance on an extremely windy road that is on the shore of a river with little to no traffic (downside is you **** it up and you're in the river - no guardrails). Lots of fun if I happen to take the Datsun to work.

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      09-26-2012 02:49 PM #39
      Quote Originally Posted by turbo_nine View Post
      Reverse commute (no traffic) 20 minutes out of a tiny town and across a rural highway through the Green Mountains.
      I used to have a reverse commute when I sold cars. It was awesome blasting down a near empty highway while northbound traffic was sitting in gridlock for 20 miles.

      Funny story. I was cruising along at topspeed in my 4000Quattro (about 110) when I got passed by a Grand Cherokee with dealer plates. Got into our morning meeting with the old man sitting there and he says "Damn son, you were really hauling ass when I passed ya this morning".
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    5. 09-26-2012 03:00 PM #40
      Quote Originally Posted by InfinitiG View Post
      My office is 5 miles away from my house, no traffic, nice and easy.
      Mine too...nice and easy with a couple ways to get there. 15 minutes tops.

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      09-26-2012 03:03 PM #41
      Quote Originally Posted by greyvdub View Post
      -Fresh Air
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      Don't kid yourself, the air is terrible there.

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      09-26-2012 03:05 PM #42
      10 minutes in traffic. 10 minutes with no traffic. Motorcycle!
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      09-26-2012 03:09 PM #43
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      For me its four steps across the hall to my office. Sometimes I get detoured for coffee or a dog walk. After 17 years of commuting in Connecticut, there is little more satisfying than not having to do it anymore.
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      09-26-2012 03:15 PM #44
      Quote Originally Posted by warren_s View Post
      Don't kid yourself, the air is terrible there.
      seriously. how is that a winner? smell constant hotdog carts and cabby BO/exhaust.
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      09-26-2012 03:18 PM #45
      Quote Originally Posted by WakusPakus View Post
      seriously. how is that a winner? smell constant hotdog carts and cabby BO/exhaust.
      b/c you're in the center of it all.
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      09-26-2012 03:25 PM #46
      It's awesome when I bike to work, it's boring suburbia when I drive it.

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      09-26-2012 03:32 PM #47
      I can't complain about driving to work in the Air Force Academy for my commute... Cycling as well
      Auf mit dem spiel

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      09-26-2012 03:36 PM #48
      2-3 miles, 5-7 mins at 5:30am w mostly green lights. Live in the capital, on the edge of the inner city, work a little further out.

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      09-26-2012 03:50 PM #49
      17 miles of boring freeway

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      09-26-2012 03:56 PM #50
      Quote Originally Posted by greyvdub View Post
      b/c you're in the center of it all.
      Center of what
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      09-26-2012 04:00 PM #51
      2.8 miles; 6 minutes on terrible city roads (pot hole here, pot hole there, random construction, broken down jalopy, onto New Deal Act brick streets, fox hole here, fox hole there) with the worlds most ridiculous drivers (heads up their a$$es, driving way too fast or preposterously slow, no blinkers, speed up thru yellow lights, sun in the eyes, college students darting across the most busy street in town, etc.)

      I have only totaled one Audi A4...knock on wood! (Stopped at a red light for 20 seconds, look in the rear view and see Law School Student coming about 45 mph in a 4x4 Toyota Tacoma, never hits breaks...goodbye 9 month old Audi) Thumbs up their a$$es!!!!
      The carpet pissers did this?!

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      09-26-2012 04:06 PM #52
      I just walk downstairs.

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    18. 09-26-2012 04:24 PM #53
      Quote Originally Posted by McBanagon View Post
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      09-26-2012 04:27 PM #54
      Quote Originally Posted by benjaminobscene View Post
      Sigh.. I still live in PA and have OP's former commute.
      Yeah its a rough one, work in Philly, I assume?

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      09-26-2012 04:54 PM #55
      My commute is either eight minutes or twenty-eight minutes, depending on which location I have that day.
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    21. 09-26-2012 08:52 PM #56
      Assuming I am working at the main office, a short drive to the train station (about 10 minutes), then about an hour of train ride into the city.

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      09-26-2012 10:01 PM #57
      I didn't mind this commute most days. Pass by Sherwood Country Club, see all the millions of dollars in homes I'll never afford, see some film crews virtually every day. I think We Bought a Zoo was filmed right there. Always saw cool cars, too.

      Then, as I got closer to my apartment I'd hit some alright twisties and usually see BMW test cars on their way home from the Oxnard facility. I'd see a 7 series hydrogen a lot and other test vehicles in camo quite often. My apartment was out in the boonies and just a few miles from the ocean. I loved it!



      Now I commute about 9 miles on the side road of the tollway. Boring.

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      09-26-2012 10:30 PM #58
      25 miles on I-80 in the opposite direction of the NYC rush hour traffic. I could leave my cruise control on 70 and fall asleep.

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      09-26-2012 10:37 PM #59
      Wow a lot of you guys work from home. Must be nice.

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      09-26-2012 10:43 PM #60
      Quote Originally Posted by Robski92 View Post
      Wow a lot of you guys work from home. Must be nice.
      Twice the work/half the money.
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    26. 09-26-2012 10:52 PM #61
      2 hr commute for me.

      15 min drive to the train. Just over an hour on NJeffinTransit. Then 20 or so on the subway.


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      09-26-2012 11:00 PM #62
      I work from home, so 13 steps to the office. Then it's the GS350 in non-traffic situations to appointments, and home before rush hour.

      I win!

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      09-26-2012 11:16 PM #63
      On a good day I leave work at 4:02PM, get to car at 4:06 and am home by 4:10. On a bad day I get to my car at 4:08 and don't get home until like 4:25. I only live like 4KM from work and about 500 cars try to get onto the same road all at once.

      Getting to work isn't too bad, I leave around 5:40AM and am in the building by around 5:52AM.

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      09-26-2012 11:45 PM #64
      Reverse commutes ftw. I LOVE them!
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      09-26-2012 11:57 PM #65
      I commute 3.5 miles.

      But when my local office building is closed, I have to commute 70 miles to work.
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    31. 09-27-2012 02:33 AM #66
      Me, 9 miles of twisty country roads, no lights, no stop signs. And I'm a police officer in the department that covers both jurisdictions I have to drive through

    32. 09-27-2012 02:39 AM #67
      8 feet.

      Bedroom to home office.

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      09-27-2012 03:45 AM #68


      I never think to take pics when I am out there. But I have some from a winter time commute. It is wide open for miles and miles in some areas...wide open throttle fun
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      09-27-2012 06:14 AM #69
      So, I want to know what all the work at home guys do? I must re-route my education to accommodate.

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      09-27-2012 07:51 AM #70
      My commute is about 1/4 mile and takes about 5 minutes. And yes I usually drive even though it is a better idea to just ride a bicycle (which I used to do often until laziness kicked in).

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