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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #2860 on: February 06, 2018, 03:02:38 PM »
http://inrix.com/scorecard/

HOURS SPENT IN CONGESTION:
Los Angeles: 102
NYC: 91
Miami: 64
Boston: 60
Chicago: 57
Dallas: 54
Houston: 50
Detroit: 35
Cleveland: 18
Hours I spend in congestion: 0. The bike lane doesn't have any. Oh, and I can ride all year long except for a handful of rainy days.

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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #2861 on: February 06, 2018, 04:02:29 PM »
Hours I spend in congestion: 0. The bike lane doesn't have any. Oh, and I can ride all year long except for a handful of rainy days.
Is that a pro or a con?

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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #2862 on: February 06, 2018, 04:03:25 PM »
The only traffic I have is if one of my kids are taking snack from the steps to my basement at the same time that I am going down.
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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #2863 on: February 06, 2018, 04:05:46 PM »
The only traffic I have is if one of my kids are taking snack from the steps to my basement at the same time that I am going down.
Where you living?
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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #2864 on: February 06, 2018, 04:06:58 PM »
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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #2865 on: February 06, 2018, 04:10:35 PM »
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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #2866 on: February 06, 2018, 04:14:33 PM »
Not my part of Lakewood.
I could be anywhere and it would be the same. Re-read what I wrote.
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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #2867 on: February 06, 2018, 04:15:53 PM »
I could be anywhere and it would be the same. Re-read what I wrote.
I read it. You seemed to imply that you have no traffic outside your house. Did I miss something?
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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #2868 on: February 06, 2018, 04:16:55 PM »
I read it. You seemed to imply that you have no traffic outside your house. Did I miss something?
Yes. The inference of where I "commute" to.
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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #2869 on: February 06, 2018, 04:46:47 PM »
Is that a pro or a con?
Pro. How could you read it as a con?

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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #2870 on: February 06, 2018, 05:24:19 PM »
Pro. How could you read it as a con?
I know people who cherish their train ride as an undisturbed time for learning.

Paging @TimT. Didn't this commute discussion occur up thread?

While @aygart can probably commute in his pajamas, in a way mine is slightly better, as it involves a short outdoor walk for sun and fresh air, and more stairs for my daily exercise.
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #2871 on: February 06, 2018, 05:29:27 PM »
Pro. How could you read it as a con?
More of a pro to his job
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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #2872 on: February 06, 2018, 05:54:36 PM »
How could you read it as a con?
Um, you're riding a bike?
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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #2873 on: February 06, 2018, 06:21:48 PM »
http://inrix.com/scorecard/

HOURS SPENT IN CONGESTION:
Los Angeles: 102
NYC: 91
Miami: 64
Boston: 60
Chicago: 57
Dallas: 54
Houston: 50
Detroit: 35
Cleveland: 18

Toms River, NJ: 14
Ocean Township, NJ: 13
Brick, NJ: 11

I guess in this regard Lakewood is better than Cleveland :)
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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #2875 on: February 06, 2018, 07:05:16 PM »
I know people who cherish their train ride as an undisturbed time for learning.

Paging @TimT. Didn't this commute discussion occur up thread?

While @aygart can probably commute in his pajamas, in a way mine is slightly better, as it involves a short outdoor walk for sun and fresh air, and more stairs for my daily exercise.
Vice did a pretty good on piece on the subject (despite the title, there's a bit about public transportation too).

https://youtu.be/kfPNxNIDHrA

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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #2876 on: February 07, 2018, 10:32:37 AM »
Vice did a pretty good on piece on the subject (despite the title, there's a bit about public transportation too).
https://youtu.be/kfPNxNIDHrA
such a ridiculous ending. "something to be said about coming home at the end of it all." spending 2 hours alone commuting vs 4 hours alone commuting is an immeasurable difference (and those who have less, harei zeh meshubach), and transfers (vs a one mode (train/bus) commute) wear you down. this is such a key consideration in where you choose to live.

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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #2877 on: February 07, 2018, 12:10:21 PM »
Toms River, NJ: 14
Ocean Township, NJ: 13
Brick, NJ: 11

I guess in this regard Lakewood is better than Cleveland :)
How many times does Dan need to tell you (regarding cons of Cleveland) that Beachwood is NOT Cleveland?

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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #2878 on: February 07, 2018, 12:28:46 PM »
How many times does Dan need to tell you (regarding cons of Cleveland) that Beachwood is NOT Cleveland?

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Dan was the one who put Cleveland in his original post

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Re: The Pros And Cons Of Where You Live
« Reply #2879 on: February 07, 2018, 12:34:17 PM »
Dan was the one who put Cleveland in his original post
The number matters for people who need to work downtown. Obviously if you don't need to work in a city center the number will be much less.
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