Canada Commute

The Trip To Work Actually Puts Canadians In A Better Mood: Survey

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Canadians actually enjoy their commute and find it relaxing.That's the conclusion of a study released by Toronto ad agency Bensimon Byrne ...

Toronto Transit Solutions No One Is Talking About

Jon Packer | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada Living
Jon Packer

Public transit alone will not solve our congestion problems or improve the health of our cities. Here then is a selection of transit solutions NOT making headlines in Toronto's municipal elections.

Hey Commuters, Take Back 87 Hours Of Your Life Like I Did

Darcy Poster | Posted 08.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Darcy Poster

One of the best decisions I made was when I stopped commuting six months ago. I now work much closer to home at a flexible worksplace. I get to drop my kids off at school. My morning stress has decreased significantly and I start my days off much happier than I ever did when I had to commute. I believe it's time for businesses to consider if it's truly necessary for people to commute in rush-hour traffic every day to get to work.

Electric Bikes: Not Cars, Not Bikes, Just Right

David Dodge | Posted 03.22.2014 | Canada
David Dodge

Not to oversell it, but the electric bike might be the single best urban transportation option out there. An electric bike is almost Goldilocksian in how it fits into the urban fabric. You get to power up that big hill, get some fresh air and dodge traffic all at the same time.

A Tour of TTC Transit Control

Mary Warner | Posted 09.22.2012 | Canada
Mary Warner

Andy Byford and me at TTC Transit Control Tour background: As a follow-up to my lunch with TTC CEO Andy Byford and my extreme transit nerdiness that...

Driving to Work Might be a Health Hazard

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 03.17.2013 | Canada
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Driving long distances on congested roads is part of the daily grind for millions of Americans. Commuting between the home in the suburbs and the workplace downtown has been a common phenomenon since the 50s and 60s and the hassle has only become worse ever since.

Which Premier Will Cut Our Commute?

Steve Lafleur | Posted 12.03.2011 | Canada
Steve Lafleur

As urban Ontarians and Manitobans head to the polls, they will have a lot of promises to weigh when casting their ballot. But the last thought running through the heads of many will be what a hassle it was to get to the polling station.