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Richmond son, D.C.-bound commutes 3 1/2 hours

Thurmond Alford Jr. tackles a 3 1/2-hour commute everyday, from south of Richmond to D.C., entailing a car ride, slugging from the commuter lot, two Metro lines and a walk.

Friday - 05/23/2014, 10:20am EDT

Tags: sprawl & crawl, Kristi King, Thurmond Alford, Chesterfield County

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District Heights to Herndon: 2 trains and 3 buses

Lisa Robinson-Foster's daily journey to her government contracting job takes 2 1/2 hours and involves two trains and three buses.

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 12:32pm EDT

Tags: Lisa Robinson-Foster, Nick Iannelli, Metro, District Heights, herndon

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Commuter Idle: Stafford-Landover commute is a family affair

Planning is key when embarking on a two-and-a-half hour morning commute that involves three people, two trains, two buses and a car.

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 10:23am EDT

Tags: John Aaron

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Commuter Idle winner enjoys her limo ride to work

WTOP's Commuter Idle winner arrived at work in style Tuesday.

Tuesday - 06/19/2012, 01:37pm EDT

Tags: Brenda Wells, Sparrows Point, Md.,

Commuter Idle: From Fredericksburg to College Park

What in the world would make someone want to commute three hours each way, every single day of the week?

Friday - 05/25/2012, 07:24am EDT

Tags: Adam Tuss,

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Commuter Idle: From Roanoke to Falls Church

Evans Edwards is a career firefighter and medic for Fairfax County Fire and Rescue. He loves his job, but he's not so crazy about his 235-mile, three-hour-20-minute one-way commute.

Friday - 05/25/2012, 07:22am EDT

Tags: Neal Augenstein, evan edwards

Commuter Idle: From Sparrows Point to D.C.

WTOP's Kristi King tags along as Brenda Wells travels from Baltimore County to D.C. by car, MARC train, Metrorail and Metrobus.

Monday - 05/21/2012, 05:23am EDT

Tags: Kristi King

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