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    Your commute?

    Just moved to Ames from Johnston and made my commute to work about twenty minutes longer. On a good day with free flowing traffic I drive about 34 min. I really don't find it all that bad but people tell me they would go crazy driving that far each day...

    Just got me thinking, how far/long do you drive to work?



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    Re: Your commute?

    Quote Originally Posted by jj-cyclones View Post
    Just moved to Ames from Johnston and made my commute to work about twenty minutes longer. On a good day with free flowing traffic I drive about 34 min. I really don't find it all that bad but people tell me they would go crazy driving that far each day...

    Just got me thinking, how far/long do you drive to work?
    Mine is about 30 minutes from Huxley to Des Moines. I will be moving back to Ames soon so it will be more like 45 mintues then.



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    Re: Your commute?

    57 miles = 1 hour. Every day. I'm an idiot.




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    Re: Your commute?

    20 minutes.



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    Re: Your commute?

    My commute is right at 10 miles from Urbandale out to WDM. I leave at 7:35am and I'm parked in the lot by 7:50am after taking I-35 southbound from Douglas to Mills Civic. A nice, easy commute.



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    Re: Your commute?

    10-15 minutes to the light rail station
    1-5 minute wait for the train
    25 min train ride to downtown
    5 min walk to my office

    generally, about a 50-55 min daily commute each way..



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    Re: Your commute?

    Quote Originally Posted by khaal53 View Post
    57 miles = 1 hour. Every day. I'm an idiot.
    Got to do what you got to do!



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    Re: Your commute?

    Beaverdale to South of Grand. 3-4 miles and usually about 10-15 minutes. Very easy on the gas tank.


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    Re: Your commute?

    My commute is fairly short, 15 minute train ride. Due to construction in Chicago, it takes my wife 1.5 hours each way to drive about 25 miles now. Horrid commute.



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    Re: Your commute?

    5 miles...about 8 minutes....10 on a bad day each way.



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    Re: Your commute?

    23 minutes from Ankeny to Downtown, but for 3 years I commuted from Ankeny to Radcliffe 50+ minutes each way.



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    Re: Your commute?

    30-40 minutes on the bus. In winter it has taken up to 1.5 hours depending on the weather.


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    Re: Your commute?

    about 25 minutes to drive 13 miles from west county st. louis to clayton. interstate the whole way. I leave at 7 to avoid traffic. commute would be a lot longer if I left at 7:30



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    Re: Your commute?

    Ankeny to Johnston, about 20-25 minutes, longer when I pick up my carpool buddy.




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    Re: Your commute?

    10 minutes if I dont get behind any of these:





    Otherwise tack on another 10 minutes. Plymouth County sends alot of slowpokes as well. All of the above love driving 25 in a 45. I cant win.



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