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Commuting is expensive, but the cost is more than financial

Motorists head southbound in the local and express lanes on Interstates 90-94 in slow and thickening traffic as a CTA train enters a station in this file photo from Friday, July 1, 2022, in Chicago.

(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Commuting is expensive, but the cost is more than financial

Motorists head southbound in the local and express lanes on Interstates 90-94 in slow and thickening traffic as a CTA train enters a station in this file photo from Friday, July 1, 2022, in Chicago.

(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Commuting is expensive, but the cost is more than financial

More than half of workers surveyed in a Newsweek poll want employers to cover commuting costs and provide perks like meals.

Motorists head southbound in the local and express lanes on Interstates 90-94 in slow and thickening traffic as a CTA train enters a station in this file photo from Friday, July 1, 2022, in Chicago.

(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

   

Public transportation is more affordable than owning a vehicle or hailing a ride, but unreliable schedules can cause problems for workers and employers — and those with flexible schedules that don’t require a daily commute have less stress and are saving both time and money.

Reset hears from experts and listeners about workplace culture and the costs of commuting.

GUESTS: Phoebe Gavin, career and leadership coach at Better with Phoebe

Emma Goldberg, business reporter covering workplace culture at the New York Times

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