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View Poll Results: How do you commute?
walk 1 3.45%
car (by myself) 15 51.72%
carpool 2 6.90%
car + train 1 3.45%
bus 1 3.45%
bus + train 5 17.24%
train (any kind) 0 0%
bike 0 0%
i'm too rich to drive 1 3.45%
i work@home 0 0%
i'm unemployed 2 6.90%
other 1 3.45%
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Old September 3rd, 2006, 01:00 AM   #1
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The LA commute

Residents of LA,
1. How long is your commute?
2. How do you commute to your workplace? (vote on the poll)
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Old September 3rd, 2006, 03:34 AM   #2
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my commute is 20 to 30 minutes by bus between school and apt during weekdays.

i take the subways and lightrails if i ever decide to do things on my own time. i'm usually on those from 5 to 20 minutes (between union station/downtown, downtown/hollywood, union station/chinatown).

i drive a car alone probably once every 1 or 2 months. i carpool every week or two.

mostly i'm in a bus, but i really favor any rail over anything. i've only taken amtrak once in my whole life. their routes seem to be just fine, but faster would be nicer.
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Old September 3rd, 2006, 04:43 AM   #3
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I have my own car and I drive it every day.
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Old September 3rd, 2006, 05:12 AM   #4
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I take two trains and two buses, it would seem like a hassle but I have my iPod so I'm never really bored. I'd say my commute is about an hour though.
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Old September 3rd, 2006, 05:45 AM   #5
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hov lanes are the shit!

10 to the 1o1. about 25-45 min. depending on a 1o min difference in what time i leave in the morning. at night its about the same
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Old September 3rd, 2006, 06:20 AM   #6
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Wheeeen I was in LA,
it took us litterally 2 hours everyday to get to Hollywood from Anaheim using HOV lanes.
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Old September 3rd, 2006, 08:15 AM   #7
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My current commute is against traffic during the "off" hours so to get 15 miles it takes about 20 minutes on the 405. When I worked in city hall and my commute was during regular business hours to travel 11 miles could take about an hour/hour and a half on the 110.
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Old September 3rd, 2006, 10:12 AM   #8
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Bus and train. I refuse to drive.
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Old September 3rd, 2006, 10:13 AM   #9
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Quote:
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Wheeeen I was in LA,
it took us litterally 2 hours everyday to get to Hollywood from Anaheim using HOV lanes.
Metrolink to the Red Line???
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Old September 3rd, 2006, 09:05 PM   #10
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Quote:
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Wheeeen I was in LA,
it took us litterally 2 hours everyday to get to Hollywood from Anaheim using HOV lanes.

...im sorry but i think you are crazy. why in the fuck would you be going from anaheim to hollywood? seriously. i go from san gabriel to sherman oaks and i think its barly worth it.

how many miles did you rack up? what is it like 6o miles a day?
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Old September 3rd, 2006, 09:40 PM   #11
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probably 60 miles in one direction!! wow...

your reason for doing this better not be that you think living in LA is ghetto and crime-ridden.
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Old September 4th, 2006, 01:05 AM   #12
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There's an average of two people in the car, usually. If I'm going alone to school, I'll take the bus. If there was a train that went there, I'd take it.
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...im sorry but i think you are crazy. why in the fuck would you be going from anaheim to hollywood? seriously. i go from san gabriel to sherman oaks and i think its barly worth it.

how many miles did you rack up? what is it like 6o miles a day?
Was she was here on Holidaay or something?, eh idunno. I go by car
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Old September 5th, 2006, 11:11 PM   #14
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i went from garden grove to LAX during rush hour before and my god i hope i never have to do that again. i dont remember how long it took but it was well over 90 min. i would have used the John Wayne Airport but i found a lot cheaper tickets at LAX.
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Old September 5th, 2006, 11:25 PM   #15
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Was lost but now found

I used to commute from Downtown Los Angeles to South Orange County (Mission Viejo) - 60 miles each direction! THATS TWO HOURS EACH WAY IN TRAFFIC!!! FOR SIX MONTHS

Now, I live in downtown Los Angeles in the old bank district and I walk 6 block to work in the financial district. 10 minutes on foot!! Yes, people do walk in LA!!
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Old September 6th, 2006, 12:41 AM   #16
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wow... talk about a polarized communte.
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Old September 6th, 2006, 03:37 AM   #17
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but it's also just to work. if he wanted on his own time, i'm sure he could see stuff on his way to disneyland or wherever. bonus, actually, because that's 2 extra hours for family and sleep time
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Old September 6th, 2006, 03:53 AM   #18
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I go from manhattan beach to torrance by myself, in a car.

I've timed it at 13 minutes.
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Old September 6th, 2006, 05:32 AM   #19
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Quote:
Originally Posted by godblessbotox
...im sorry but i think you are crazy. why in the fuck would you be going from anaheim to hollywood? seriously. i go from san gabriel to sherman oaks and i think its barly worth it.

how many miles did you rack up? what is it like 6o miles a day?
was it really 60 miles? idk, but we were on holiday...
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yes indeed it is. how many days?
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