Strategy

People have started ‘fake commuting’ because they crave the alone time they used to get on their way to the office — and experts say it’s a smart idea

Many work-from-homers are missing the alone time that once came with commuting to and from the office each day. Librarian Lucy Ahmed says she’s incorporated an hour-long ‘fake commute’ walk into the end of her day during the pandemic to help transition from work to personal time. Whether a morning […]
People have started ‘fake commuting’ because they crave the alone time they used to get on their way to the office — and experts say it’s a smart idea
News

The US is running out of bikes

Biking is gaining more traction in the US as Americans look for transportation and exercise alternatives during the coronavirus pandemic. Bike shops are running low on inventory and preorder lists continue to grow because of the boost in demand. More road space for bikes could help cycling become a more […]
The US is running out of bikes
Markets

6 of the worst hidden costs of living in the suburbs

Living in the suburbs can be extremely expensive, and often in unexpected ways. Some of the hidden costs of suburban life include sky-high transportation expenses and pricey groceries. Here are six of the worst hidden costs of living in the suburbs. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. I’ve lived […]
6 of the worst hidden costs of living in the suburbs
Strategy

The 7 best reasons to work from home

Working from home has many advantages to working in an office. Some of the perks of working from home include getting to dictate your own schedule and free time, not needing to commute every day, and saving more time for friends and family. We compiled seven of the best reasons […]
The 7 best reasons to work from home
News

The 5 best US cities to commute from — and the 5 worst

The average commute for an American worker is 26 minutes each way, according to the US Census Bureau. Researchers have found that time added to an existing commute demonstrably reduces a person’s satisfaction with their job and enjoyment of leisure time off the clock Here are the five American cities […]
The 5 best US cities to commute from — and the 5 worst
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