Holding a job can be stressful enough, but add in a long commute and it can be a recipe for unhappiness. According to the Census Bureau, the average American needs 25.4 minutes to travel to work but sometimes traffic problems and other factors can easily push it to an hour or more. Fortunately, many employers such as Microsoft and Seattle’s Department of Transportation are aware of commuting issues and offer solutions to relief stress for their employees. TransitScreen also offers real-time digital transportation data to keep people updated about any problems affecting their ride home.

Key Takeaways:

  • There are a lot of factors that go into employee happiness, but one of them is huge: commute.
  • The average commute time in the United States according to the Census Bureau is 25.4 minutes, but this can stretch as high as an hour or more with persistent traffic congestion.
  • Corporations know commuter issues weigh heavily on employees and are committed offering solutions that ease these woes.

“Long, stressful commutes are unbearable. They decrease productivity, increase stress, and overall diminish a person’s quality of life. By offering tenants and employees options, employers may see improved performance, loyalty and job satisfaction.”

http://blog.naiop.org/2017/02/longer-commutes-make-for-unhappier-employees/

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