Just the facts: The dreaded traffic

Data from the social survey conducted by the Central Bureau of Statistics show that in 2017 about one-third (34%) of employees reached their workplace in less than 15 minutes.

By YAIR ASSAF-SHAPIRA
February 21, 2019 12:41
2 minute read.
Just the facts:  The dreaded traffic

Travel Time to Work for Residents of Israel and Large Cities, 2017. (photo credit: JERUSALEM INSTITUTE FOR POLICY RESEARCH)

 
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Everyone knows that most Israeli residents sit in traffic jams on their way to work, but an examination of the evidence reveals that the actual situation may be somewhat different.


Data from the social survey conducted by the Central Bureau of Statistics show that in 2017 about one-third (34%) of employees reached their workplace in less than 15 minutes (the data do not include 13% of employees, who disclosed that they don’t get to work at the same time every day).


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