15 quickest commutes

Wouldn't mornings be better without the traffic jams and rushed breakfast? Getting to work is a snap in these towns.

1. McPherson, KS
best places quickest commute mcpherson kansas
Lakeside is one of 12 public parks in town.
Population: 13,663
Median commute time: 8.2 minutes

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Source: Census data, Onboard 2013 projections.
Residents of these 15 towns from the Best Places database enjoy the shortest trips to work. No more than 2 places within a state could qualify. Only towns with populations of 10,000 to 50,000 were eligible.
- Last updated August 21 2013 05:31 PM ET
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