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commute

to reduce (a sentence) to one less severe.

TO COMMUTE. To substitute one punishment in the place of another. For example, if a man be sentenced to be hung, the executive may, in some states, commute his punishment to that of imprisonment.

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Our goal is to make commuting by train more attractive and hassle-free, says Ketola.
The authors concluded, "Our findings, if causal, suggest that people with overweight or obesity could potentially decrease the risk of premature mortality if they engage in active commuting."
Not only is commuting getting longer, but it's getting costlier too.
Black and ethnic minority people spent longer commuting than others, partly because they have lower pay and were more likely to take long bus journeys rather than faster options, said the report.
Workers who spend an hour or longer commuting each day are more than three times as likely to describe their commutes as very or somewhat stressful as are workers whose commutes total 59 minutes or less.
The rationale was that this would reduce "excessive" commuting by enabling people to find work close to their homes.
'The number of deaths in Malaysia from commuting accidents was 25 in 100,000 compared to four in 100,000 in Germany.
According to the research, cycling was less prevalent, being mentioned by 8.5% and 7% of regular commuters for commuting and non-commuting travel, respectively, and by 4.8% of other participants, Medical Xpress reported.
Following the study of Geroliminis [14], Liu and Geroliminis [15] explored how the interactions between cruising for parking and congestion reshape the morning commuting considering travelers' scheduling cost and time of departure choice.
cities to determine how long they spend commuting to and from the office and which cities have the most stressed-out commuters.
AN additional 20 minutes commuting per day is equivalent to a 19% pay cut when it comes to measuring job satisfaction, a study has found.
This required commuting to catch for the first flight out of Newark on Monday morning and then flying back on either Thursday or Friday night.