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Getting Creative To Make Commuting Bearable

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It's hard to overstate the effect transportation has on everyday life. It determines where people live, what jobs they take, where they shop, and where their children go to school.

WAMU is beginning a year-long partnership with public radio station WNYC in New York and the non-profit investigative news organization Pro-Publica to examine how transportation works - and how it doesn't work.

In the first story in this series, we examine the creative methods people use to make their commutes manageable.

David Schultz reports...

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