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Are you a ‘mega-commuter’?

About 8.1 percent of U.S. workers have commutes of 60 minutes or longer, and nearly 600,000 full-time “mega commuters” travel at least 90 minutes and 50 miles. The average one-way daily commute for workers across the country is 25.5 minutes, and one in four commuters leave their county to work. These figures come from the U.S. Census Bureau’s annual American Community Survey, which was released Tuesday. The San Francisco area heads the list, with 2.09 percent of its workforce categorized… Read More »