What It’s Like To Switch From Car Travel To A Daily Train Commute

The train platform in Hartford provides shelter for commuters and birds alike. (Heather Brandon/NEPR)

Heather Brandon used to drive from her home in Hartford, Connecticut, to work in Springfield, Massachusetts. It would take her anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour, depending on traffic. But this summer, she committed to taking the train.

Producer Morgan Springer talked to her about the commute while Brandon, who works at New England Public Radio, rode north on the train.

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