Montclair is a commuter town, and many former New Yorkers find themselves drawn to greener pastures west of the Hudson River.
But after making a move to a larger home in the suburbs, many end up commuting Monday through Friday into New York City. And if you travel between 45 and 90 minutes to work, you are considered a "mega commuter" by the U.S. Census Bureau.
The Garden State's proximity and accessibility to New York City has contributed to it getting the distinction of having the second-highest percentage of commuters making mega commutes — 14.8 percent.
New Jersey only trails New York in mega commuters, which as 16.2 percent, and is well above the national average of 8.1. percent.
According the WNYC Commuter Map above, Montclair residents spend an average of 26.3 minutes commuting to work. This is slightly above the national average of 25.4 minutes, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
Does that seem right to you, Montclairions? And for you, what is the fastest way of traveling to work: bus, rail, car, hitchhiking?
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