Here are 10 places where commutes are short or many residents get to work in ways that don't use a lot of fuel.
It's lucky that residents of the biggest city in Michigan's Upper Peninsula don't have far to drive - they get more than 140 inches of snow per year.
Northern Michigan University, and a local hospital, and medical center keep road-time to a minimum for many of the locals who work within its 11.4 square miles. Compare that with Jacksonville, Fla., the nation's biggest city by area, which covers a whopping 757.7 square miles and has an average commute time of 21.9 minutes.
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