Mass. commuters spend more time in cars than most in U.S.


By David Riley
Wicked Local | The Patriot Ledger
BOSTON — For most Massachusetts workers, commuting is a slow, solitary task.

Even in towns and cities best served by trains and buses, more people get to work by car or truck than by public transportation, and most drive alone. It takes them longer to arrive at their destination, an average of 27.3 minutes, than workers in 46 other states.

Typical commutes varies greatly, from a brisk 10 minutes for those living on Nantucket to a drawn-out 37 minutes in South Shore towns such as Cohasset, Scituate and Norwell.

Without A Camp, Occupy Boston Seeks Next Phase


By Monica Brady-Myerov, WBUR December 19, 2011 The Occupy Boston movement plans to join a rally on Causeway Street Monday afternoon against federal housing policies. More than a week after the dismantling of the Dewey Square encampment, opinions vary on the effectiveness of the movement. So, where is the Occupy Boston movement going? And what […]

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