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Bad rap for drive-to-work crowd

There is an odd badge of honor that seems to go with commuting to work by car or truck.

For me, it’s same kind of self-satisfaction that comes with mowing the lawn or painting a room. Should I rely on someone else? Nope, I got this.

It’s a merit badge I’ve worn proudly for years, even though spending up to an hour driving to work isn’t particularly noteworthy. Or unique.

Commuting has been a way of life for folks in the south suburbs since Chicagoans started moving here decades ago when roads were lined with farms instead of strip malls…Please click here to read Steve Zimmerman’s editorial in the Tribune/Daily Southtown.

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