Category Archives: I Thought My Commute Sucked

The Accident That Happened, The Altercation That Never Did

A high-pitched scream came from inside Starbucks. An Asian woman visible through the hole in the store was pushing at her cheeks with her palms and staring at the floor. Continue reading

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The Million-Mile Commute

The Austin Statesman salutes a Texan with a 430-mile round-trip commute, who figures he’ll have commuted a million miles by the time he’s through.“I’ll tell you what. It’s a show out there on the road. That’s why I enjoy it … Continue reading

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I Thought My Commute Sucked Vol. VIII

AM New York‘s regular installment on hardcore commuters profiles a 23-year-old girl who commutes from the Philly suburbs to Tribeca each day, a one-way total of between four and five hours. Poor Kimberly Twist, an editorial assistant or somesuch at … Continue reading

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I Thought My Commute Sucked Vol. VII

On page 1 of today’s Wall Street Journal is perhaps the most shocking bit of commuter-related journalism you’ll ever read. Eric Bellman tells the story of overcrowding on commuter rails in Mumbai, India; so bad is the problem that 3,404 … Continue reading

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I Though My Commute Sucked Vol. III

Our pal Al Saracevic has a very interesting feature on the San Francisco Chronicle blog about his tour of India to see how it’s coping with its new economy. Apparently commuting is quite the bitch, both for locals navigating the … Continue reading

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