Old 07-16-19, 10:22 AM
Steely Dan
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Originally Posted by RubeRad View Post
One of the things I say when I occasionally get contacted by headhunters is that I won't consider any new job I can't bike to.
i've never been head-hunted, but one thing i told my wife when we we're last looking for a new home for our family was "no more than 10 miles from my job in evanston".

fortunately, she agreed. she has a work from home gig; her only geographic constraint being reasonable proximity to a major airport because she travels a bit for her organization.

we ended up ~6 miles from downtown evanston (8.0 mile bike route), and ~6.5 miles from downtown chicago (the largest jobs center in the interior of the nation), should i ever want to explore a job change.

by design, we live 0.6 miles from the head of an MUP and my office is 1.4 miles from the MUP at the other end. no multi-modal required.

but i understand that not everyone has the ability/flexibility to be so intentional about home and work location decisions in regards to bike commuting.

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