Tuesday, March 29, 2005

Census Bureau Ranks Areas with Longest Average Commute Times

U.S. Newswire : Releases : "Many Workers Have Long Commutes to Work; Census Bureau Ranks Areas with Longest Average Commute Times"

News Advisory:

WHAT: The U.S. Census Bureau will hold a news conference to discuss American Community Survey data on the time that the nation’s average commuter spends traveling to work. Information will be released ranking states, counties and cities by average commute-to-work time and the percentage of commuters who experience “extreme” commutes of 90 or more minutes each day. Philadelphia is among the cities with the longest commute times.

WHEN: Wednesday, March 30, 10 a.m. EST


-- Louis Kincannon, director, U.S. Census Bureau

-- Don Shanis, assistant executive director, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

-- Nancy A. Goldenberg, vice president, Philadelphia Center City District

WHERE: 30th Street Station North Waiting Room, 30th and Market Streets, Philadelphia
Our family recently moved back to Cincinnati, but I'm still working in Dayton. That means I'm back to a long commute myself. The results of this survey should be interesting.

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