Definition of commuter
1 : a person who commutes (as between a suburb and a city)
2 : a small airline that carries passengers relatively short distances on a regular schedule
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Two percent on residents, one percent on commuters. Seemed like a good idea at the time.
Glass also noted the area's proximity to major highways such as Route 40 and I-95, plus the local Amtrak/MARC commuter rail station.
Work stress was measured by an analysis of average length of workweek, commuter stress, unemployment and underemployment rates and income growth.
Though summer is the season of joy and stone fruits and hooking up with an English dude visiting the States on sabbatical, the best season does take its toll on our city’s bike commuters.
The closure will affect tens of thousands of drivers, students, commuters, shoppers and others who regularly travel between San Ysidro and Tijuana, passing through the busiest border crossing in the Western Hemisphere.
Before Angelo’s opened in 1958, Sammie’s was the famous local beer-and-barbecue hangout for downtown lawyers, Riverside-area patrons and commuters at a time when East Belknap Street carried traffic to both Denton and northwest Dallas.
A new online map shows commuters current traffic as well as which roads, lanes and sidewalks are closed.
The survey of 800 voters from across the region was conducted May 20-24, well before the traffic headaches for commuters using the bridge began.
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