Far more time commuting in a car than going on vacation

S Aufrecht

Arity researchers said most people average 321 hours in the car each year and get 120 hours of vacation.

“To me, that really crystallizes the issue,” said Lisa Jillson, who leads Arity’s research and design department. “I get a certain amount of vacation time, and I spend almost three times that in my car just getting back and forth to a job.”

—Ashley Halsey III, The Washington Post1


  1. Halsey III, Ashley. (2017-Nov-7). Has the love affair with driving gotten stuck in traffic? The Washington Post. Retrieved from https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/trafficandcommuting/has-the-love-affair-with-driving-gotten-stuck-in-traffic/2018/11/07/328505de-e12f-11e8-8f5f-a55347f48762_story.html