How inflation is impacting commuter costs

While the national average price of unleaded gas fell to just below $4 a gallon on Wednesday and Thursday following record highs driven by inflation not seen in 40 years, prices are still much...

EXPLAINER: How is inflation affecting commuting costs?

NEW YORK (AP) — Gas prices have fallen from the record highs they reached earlier this summer, but they're still much higher than a year ago. And with inflation driving up the cost of pretty much...

Tips for saving on your commute amid high inflation

Gas prices are falling but still high

Tips for saving on your commute amid high inflation

NEW YORK (AP) — Gas prices are falling but still higher than they were a year ago. And inflation has made most everything else more expensive. If you're looking to save money on your commute, here...

Gas prices dip below $4 a gallon for the first time since March

The national average price of a gallon of unleaded gasoline in the U.S. dropped to just below $4 a gallon on Wednesday, for the first time since March. While the $3.99 per gallon national average...

Malcolm Gladwell’s work from home comments spark backlash, accusations of hypocrisy

Malcom Gladwell's comments about working from home have sparked a backlash on social media. Critics accuse the author of hypocrisy. Gladwell has previously discussed his own flexible work...

5 things to consider when looking for a new job

New York (AP) — Looking for a new job is a balancing act: Some people change roles for a shorter commute or better salary, others want health insurance or flexible schedules, and still others are...

Sri Lankans bide time as leaders seek fix for economic woes

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankans who have endured months of fuel and food shortages are bracing for more pain as a newly installed government scrambles to find solutions to the Indian Ocean...

How to recession-proof your life amid economic uncertainty

NEW YORK (AP) — Prices for gas, food and rent are soaring. The Federal Reserve has raised interest rates to the highest level since 2018. The U.S. economy has shrunk for two straight quarters....

REAL SOLUTIONS: Key House GOP member weighs in on inflation debate

Welcome back to 1978. Just like in 1978, 2022 has been defined by feckless leadership and a malpractice in federal action out of the Oval Office. Under the Biden administration’s failed policies,...

What I learned when I took a corporate job after 20 years of working for myself

When he was 30, I quit my job as a lawyer to become a freelance writer. I thrived on the challenge and the dopamine, the brain chemical released in response to the anticipation of something...

I can't win in this market': Why LGBTQ homebuyers say mortgage rates are hitting them especially hard

First-time homebuyers have to pay the higher home prices without getting a boost from the sale of an existing property. According to the Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law, 50% of LGBTQ...

The Best Office Designs to Lure Back Remote Workers

Office design can make workspaces more employee-friendly and beckon people to return. Many employees prefer working from home, not only because it eliminates the unpredictable and wasteful...

Ford CEO Jim Farley says customers will pay 'tens of thousands of dollars' to sleep in their cars

Jim Farley says advanced driver assistance systems are something customers will be willing to pay big bucks for. Tesla's ability to charge $12,000 for its Full Self-Driving system is an example of...

Amazon workers walk off the job in New Jersey: reports

Workers at a delivery facility in Bellmawr, New Jersey, reportedly staged a walkout on Wednesday. They accused the online retail giant of not keeping its word regarding job transfers to other...

N.Y.C. Companies Are Opening Offices Where Their Workers Live: Brooklyn

N.Y.C. is home to one of the country's most successful political parties, the Democratic Party. The Democratic Party has been in power since 1988. The party's current leader, Hillary Clinton, was...

What it's like returning to the office as a person with a disability: 'My biggest fear was physical survival'

Alexa Dectis worked from home during the Covid-19 pandemic. Her return-to-office fears boiled down to "physical survival" Are you planning to return to the office soon? Share your stories with us...

The Biggest Problem With Flying Cars Is on the Ground

Electric, vertical take-off-and-landing passenger vehicles promise to make George Jetson’s commute a reality. Hundreds of companies, new ones and legacy aviation players alike, are working on such...

Some Americans who retired early during COVID are returning. Can they solve the labor shortage?

Some Americans who retired early during COVID are returning. Greg Nahm, a researcher for the oil and gas industry, decided to retire early last year. “You don’t have to wake up anymore to make a...

Flight Attendants Found Renting Illegal Apartment In East Boston Garage

12 people, all flight attendants, were living in the property on Geneva Street. The building was a garage converted into an apartment. “They’re just using it as a resting point like refresh and...

Poll: Nearly 40% of NYC Office Workers Consider Fleeing Crime-Laden City

39 percent of employees who work in New York City offices are considering fleeing the Big Apple. 43 percent of those still working from home say “public safety” is their biggest concern regarding...

Looming oil crisis has energy watchdog begging people to drive less

The International Energy Agency released a 10-point plan today. The world may well be facing its biggest oil supply shock in decades, the IEA said. The plan comes as the world nears peak oil...

Up To 8 Inches Of Snow Coming To Massachusetts Friday

A widespread, plowable snowfall is on the way for the Friday morning commute.

Up To 6+ Inches Of Snow Likely Coming To Massachusetts Friday

A widespread, plowable snowfall is on the way for the Friday morning commute.

Adams calls 911 to report assault on first day as New York mayor

New York City Mayor Eric Adams called 911 on Saturday morning to report an assault he witnessed during his first commute to City Hall after being sworn in.

Freezing overnight temps bring possibility of icy commute Monday morning

Much of Western Oregon and Southwest Washington is going into its second night under a Winter Storm Warning after residents across the region woke up to snow Sunday morning. The storm warning will...

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