Commuting Blog Posts

Samaritans, Good and Otherwise

It’s the coldest day of the winter so far. I’m noticing this because I’m standing on the shoulder of the New Jersey Turnpike counting the NJ Transit buses that are flying by at highway speed. It’s been a morning of … Continue reading &#...

Lap of Luxury

How terribly rude. I was right in the middle of a sentence when my word processor shut down. Then my computer. A system update. It’s 4:00 a.m., the time I usually upload my blog post. You have to understand that … Continue reading →...

Philosophies of Reading

I like my Starter. For those of you unaccustomed to New Jersey Transit buses and their ways, a Starter is a person who makes sure the buses scheduled to arrive at her or his gate do so on time. It’s … Continue reading →...

Camera Obscura

There’s a certain etiquette to being on the bus. There has to be, when you pack fifty strangers together for an hour and shake gently. The seats on New Jersey Transit are somewhat intimate and it’s rare to make it … Continue reading →...

Law of Rule

Anyone who believes in the rule of law has never been on a broken down NYC commuter bus. There’s a rare kind of tension among the early morning commuter crowd. To put this in context I should say that I … Continue reading →...

Delhi diaries : The updated and upgraded survival guide to delhi metro

In 2013, just over 2 years ago, I had written the survival guide  for delhi metro for those who were overwhelmed by the huge crowds they saw at the stations and in the coaches and were struggling for seats to sit. That 22 point writeup was written...
by Memories on Apr 29, 2015

Bus Fare

The two things most likely to kill you on the streets of Midtown Manhattan are taxi cabs and city buses. Crossing the Fifth Avenue can be a dangerous game of chicken, even if the light’s in your favor. Over the … Continue reading →...

Commuting in Mumbai – on a Budget

If you are a Mumbaikar, you probably spend about two hours on your daily commute on an average. And if you are planning a weekend trip out of the city, you will easily be travelling for over three hours each way. The longer you travel, the more you s...
by Oindrila Goes Footloose on Mar 30, 2015

Harpy New Year

A grueling early morning commute is seldom enhanced by complaining. I suspect most of us would rather not be here, crowded next to strangers on a barely adequate bus, going to jobs we may or may not find fulfilling. We … Continue reading →...

Harpy New Year

A grueling early morning commute is seldom enhanced by complaining. I suspect most of us would rather not be here, crowded next to strangers on a barely adequate bus, going to jobs we may or may not find fulfilling. We … Continue reading →...

Heavy fog rolls by early in the morning near the Dubai Marina

Heavy fog rolls by early in the morning near the Dubai Marina.
by My Pakistan on Nov 17, 2014

The 2014 Commuter Challenge – Going on NOW! (Video)

As I posted about previously, the 2014 Commuter Challenge is here! Both employees and employers in Alexandria can win GREAT prizes. The City of Alexandria Commuter Challenge is a friendly competition between employers in Alexandria that encourages...
by Carlyle Community on Mar 31, 2014

Carlyle Employers/Employees – Don’t Miss The Rideshare Fair This Thursday

Carlyle employers & employees! Come join your fellow Carlyle workers at a new event to learn the latest about ridesharing programs while you enjoy live music, free food and beverages and register for free prizes at John Carlyle Square Park in the...
by Carlyle Community on Mar 26, 2014

The Evening Post: Everyday Ergonomics

So most of us does this every work day. We commute to work, and work in an office or do manual labor.  So what happens to your health when you are lifting that heavy box or sitting in front of … Continue reading →...
by Geek Alabama on Aug 29, 2013

The Top 5 Benefits Of Carpooling For Your Kids

When you’ve been dropping off your son or daughter at school, have you noticed that more and more parents are actually carpooling? There are many reasons why it’s something that you should think about. Carpooling is not just what a lot of...
by Pennysaver Blog on Jan 17, 2013

Do you think it’s time to clean the truck?

My hay guy got a new truck- a pristine dually in a pearlized-platinum color, with near Porsche-like lines. That big diesel engine hums like a finely tuned tank.  If Tony Soprano had a truck, it would look like this. I … Continue reading →...
by AnnaBlakeBlog on May 4, 2012

Save Money By Reassessing Your Daily Commute

Unless we are unemployed, self-employed, or choose to telecommute, most of us have a physical commute that we undergo daily as we move from our homes, to our place of work, and then back to our homes again. As online calculators that assess your comm...
by Pennysaver Blog on Dec 13, 2011
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