This just in from Swedish researchers on the impact of commuting: a long drive to work could increase the risk of divorce by 40%. Researchers studied two million households and found that commutes of 45 minutes or more contribute to relationship strain, especially among families with young children. Read more about the study here.
C0mpared to most metropolitan areas, Washingtonians enjoy better access to a variety of commuting options which can cut down on travel time. Between Metro, bus service, commuter trains and newly popular Capital Bikeshare, Washington-area employees spend less time in their cars and more time enjoying what they love. If you're looking to make a move to a more Metro-accessible neighborhood (and spend a little more time with your special someone), look no further than EYA.
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