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Old 06-01-06, 06:14 AM   #1
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Atlanta: Most Expensive City for Commuters

Well you knew this was coming. According to Sperling’s BestPlaces Atlanta is the most expensive city in the nation for commuters. According to Sperling’s a family with two commuters will spend $5,772 per year. Not surprisingly 8 out of the 10 most expensive cities for commuters are in the south.
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Not surprisingly 8 out of the 10 most expensive cities for commuters are in the south.
What is it about southern cities that makes it so expensive?
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sprawl... no public transportation... no bike lanes...
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I wonder about that aside too. I do know that a couple of Southern cities -- Atlanta and Houston -- are shining examples of suburban sprawl.
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That's why I live 2.5 miles from work. I got tired of living like that. Now I can drive and not use enough gas to measure (almost) or walk or ride the bike. No traffic, less cost, and a lot less headaches.

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