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Does getting to work take way too long?

Does getting to work take way too long?

Bill Shorten's claim that most workers spend excessive time traveling to work by car isn't true. The key issue isn’t time; it's how many kilometres workers commute and what mode they use

Does commuting erode social capital?

Does commuting erode social capital?

In his new book, Disconnected, Dr Andrew Leigh argues that social capital, defined as the level of trust and reciprocity between people, has declined in Australia. I’m not convinced, however, that one of the culprits he fingers for this loss is guilty. Several measures indicate social capital is on the wane – organisational membership, church […]