When is Commuting Desirable to the Individual ?

  title={When is Commuting Desirable to the Individual ?},
  author={David Ory and Patricia L. Mokhtarian and LOTHLORIEN S. REDMOND and Ilan Salomon and GUSTAVO O. COLLANTES and Sangho Choo},
Commuting is popularly viewed as a stressful, costly, time-wasting experience from the individual perspective, with the attendant congestion imposing major social costs as well. However, several authors have noted that commuting can also offer benefits to the individual, serving as a valued transition between the home and work realms of personal life. Using survey data collected from about 1,300 commuting workers in three San Francisco Bay Area neighborhoods, empirical models are developed for… CONTINUE READING


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