08 Sep '11, 8am

Could IBM help us with our commute?

Could IBM help us with our commute?

No one likes a long (or even a short) work commute; that much is globally true. But what does it mean when even as commutes around the world get less logjammed, drivers continue to build up a head of steam? The annual IBM Global Commuter Pain survey, released this morning, finds plenty of pain to go around in 20 cities around the world -- even though significant numbers of the 8,042 commuters surveyed said that the amount of traffic has decreased "somewhat" or "significantly" in the past three years. In fact, 69 percent of respondents said that traffic has negatively affected their health in some way. That's a lot of potential rage on the roads. Here are the relevant rankings, from worst to best, in the 2011 Commuter Pain survey: Mexico City: 108 Shenzhen: 95 Beijing: 95 Nairobi: 88 Johannesburg: 83 Bangalore: 75 New: Delhi: 72 Moscow: 65 Milan: 53 Singapore: 44 Buenos Air...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/news/2011/09/08/commutes-get-easi...

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