the train commuters have at least half an hour on a train. more likely an hour. some more.
add 10 to 20 minutes to get to the train. another 20 after getting into manhattan.
2 hours in the morning, 2 hours back in the evening. 9 to 10 hours in the office.
by car? Add another hour at least in total. tunnel or bridges.
To achieve something in life you have to give life up, if you don't consider a non-life life.
that's new york for you.
that's many a big city in the world.
Why do we do this to ourselves?