News archive - 2014

Monday, December 8, 2014

Cars, commuting, and dissatisfaction with life (RCI Radio Canada International)

traffic jam

Rush hour congestion heading toward the Champlain bridge in Montreal. A new study shows the longer the commute behind the wheel, the less satisfied people are with their lives.                                                           Photo Credit: via Radio-Canada

By Marc Montgomery

Monday, December 8, 2014

Grumpy, overwhelmed, and frustrated? Shave some time off your commute (Quartz)

Life is better in the car on the left (no traffic)

Life is better in the car on the left.                             (Reuters//Peter Nicholls)

By Sonali Kohli

Friday, December 5, 2014

Stressed out by your daily commute? It might be making you sick (Guelph Mercury)

By Luisa D'Amato

The clock is ticking. Stopped traffic stretches out in front of you as far as the eye can see. You're going to be embarrassingly late for that 9 o'clock meeting.

Is it any wonder that your body would be screaming from stress — if it could talk?

Two different research studies on commuting came out this week. One says it's good for us, and the other says it isn't.

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Waterloo research: Commuting linked to lower life satisfaction (University of Waterloo)

traffic jam on snowy road

Commuters who are physically active are happier than commuters who don’t make time for exercise, according to Waterloo study


By Christine Bezruki, Faculty of Applied Health Sciences

The more time you spend getting to and from work, the less likely you are to be satisfied with life, says a new Waterloo study.

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Long commute? Then you're probably SAD: Lengthy travel times are linked to unhappiness and stress (Daily Mail Online-UK)

Sad man due to long commute

Researchers saw that the more time people spend commuting to and from work the less likely they are to be satisfied with life

  1. 2020 (2)
    1. October (1)
    2. August (1)
  2. 2019 (6)
  3. 2018 (5)
  4. 2016 (14)
  5. 2015 (8)
  6. 2014 (36)
    1. December (6)
    2. October (14)
    3. September (1)
    4. July (1)
    5. May (1)
    6. April (13)
  7. 2013 (14)
  8. 2012 (21)
  9. 2011 (18)
  10. 2010 (17)
  11. 2009 (26)
  12. 2007 (3)
  13. 2006 (1)
  14. 2005 (2)