commuting http://blog.wlrn.org en Reverse Commutes Now Often A Daily Slog, Too http://blog.wlrn.org/post/reverse-commutes-now-often-daily-slog-too It is still as dark as night as Jim Rix steps out of his red brick Chicago bungalow and gets into his car, parked on the street. It's 6 a.m., and the 53-year-old engineer is getting an early start on his 35-mile commute out to Argonne National Laboratory in Chicago's southwest suburbs.<p>"Depending upon weather and time of day, it can take 45 minutes to two hours to get to and from work," Rix says.<p>Rix is one of many on the roads driving a reverse commute from the city to the suburbs. Tue, 29 Oct 2013 11:21:56 +0000 David Schaper 22821 at http://blog.wlrn.org Reverse Commutes Now Often A Daily Slog, Too Ditch Your Car And Ride A B-Cycle http://blog.wlrn.org/post/ditch-your-car-and-ride-b-cycle <p>Riding a bike is a childhood right of passage.&nbsp; As we age, we move from tricycle to bike with training wheels to classic two-wheeler. But at some point we shift from bikes to the expanded mobility of owning a car.</p><p>Kathryn Moore, program manager at <a href="http://broward.bcycle.com" target="_blank">Broward B-Cycle</a>, thinks people should consider going back to the basics when it comes to getting around downtown Fort Lauderdale.</p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 21:40:16 +0000 Hyan Freitas 13099 at http://blog.wlrn.org Ditch Your Car And Ride A B-Cycle