use commutes in a sentence.
Unless the husband commutes 61 minutes away.
The volume of construction required to build roads and fossil fuels consumed by long commutes is no longer sustainable.
Avoiding long commutes is a growing priority, as is the ability to work virtually from anyplace to enable a more footloose lifestyle.
And the actual capacity of light rail cars during normal commutes is 137 -- not 200.
The first blush is that when you provide easy travel into the center the users out of self-interest in short commutes will flock to the six-lane highway and in short order bottle it up, thus thwarting their own self-interest.
Commuters aren't stupid, and aren't masochistic; only reason they continue to sit in their cars during long commutes is that the mass transit optiosn are so crummy.