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America Commutes

AMERICA COMMUTES OK AMERICA, THERE ARE WITH AN AVERAGE DAILY COMMUTE OF AND TOGETHER WE ARE MAKING 128.3 → 51.3 → 25.5 BILLION TRIPS TO & FROM WORK EVERY YEAR MILLION COMMUTERS IN THE U.S. MINUTES ONE WAY HOW DO WE TRAVEL? OTHER MEANS: 4.8% PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION: 5.3% DRIVE ALONE: 79.9% CARPOOL: 10.1% OTHER PUBLIC TRANSIT: 2.9% RAILROAD: 2.4% WHAT DO WE DRINK? OUR DREAM TRAVEL MUG IS LEAK PROOF. WATER: 5% WE ALSO WANT... ICED COFFEES & TEAS: 1.9% larger 17.7% Keeps drinks hot longer 24.2% dishwasher safe 37.6% OTHER COLD BEVERAGES: 1.9% 9% CHOOSE COLD BEVERAGES & COFFEE: 78.8% HOT TEA: 10.9% OTHER HOT:1.6% 91% CHOOSE HOT BEVERAGES MEGA COMMUTES MEET THE AVERAGE MEGA THERE ARE COMMUTER 586,805 FEMALE: 24.6% MEGA COMMUTERS IN THE U.S. (90 MINUTES OR MORE &/OR 50+MILES) MALE: 75.4% MEGA COMMUTING ACROSS THE STATES V OLDER V MARRIED SPOUSE DOESN'T WORK $100,000+ New York has the highest rate of 16.2% mega commutes by 27.4% of Washington D.C. workers travel 60 minutes or longer to get to work HIS AVERAGE MEGA COMMUTE : HOLLYWOOD 119 Nearly 12%0 of workers ages 16+ in L.A. County 166.4 MILES MINUTES commute 60 minutes or more STARTS BEFORE 6 A.M. COMMUTING TIPS COMMUTINGO APPINESS BRING HEALTHY SNACKS CHOOSE REUSABLE, TRAVEL-FRIENDLY MUGS PERCENTAGE OF COMMUTERS WHO REPORT FEELING: 29% 40% WORRY BRING NECK PILLOW FOR EXTRA SUPPORT 87% ENJOYMENT 80% UNWIND WITH MUSIC 70% WELL RESTED 61% MAXIMIZE MINUTES TO GET MORE DONE 20 MINUTE COMMUTER MEGA COMMUTER CATCH UP ON REST BIKING AND WALKING Contribute more to satisfaction than driving and public transit. SOURCES INCLUDE: Contigo 2013 Customer Commuter Survey US Census Bureau 2012 Contigo 2011 & 2012 General Customer Surveys McKenzie, Brian."Out-of-State and Long Commutes:2011"U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey (ACS), Feb. 2013. Happiness and Satisfaction with Work Commute,"Social Indicators Research, Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, 2012 Chen, Bingin."Study of Interregional Long-Distance Commuting Using NHTS data," National Household Travel Survey, June 2011-Dec. 2012, Last Updated June 2012 National Household Travel Survey-2011;2012 Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, July 2009-2010 10 ŏ HOT

America Commutes

shared by [email protected] on May 06
Alarms around America are sounding this morning for more commuters than ever before. Between work, social commitments, after school activities and never-ending errands, American society is on the move...




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