Compare your commute time to others

Posted to Maps  |  Tags:  |  Nathan Yau

Commuting sucks. Here’s a straightforward map to compare how much or less your commute sucks compared to others in your area. Enter your ZIP code, and you get a simple comparison to the average, based on 2006-2011 U.S. Census American Community Survey.

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