By: Anthony Kane

Proposed Headline: Is There A Correlation Between Ones Commute Time and Their Happiness?

News Hook: Staten Island’s South Shore has one of the longest commute times in the city. Meanwhile data has been released explaining that the longer time spent commuting leads to a less satisfactory life. Are people from Staten Island’s South Shore really less happy than someone working down the block from their job?


Description of Data: Information showcasing the average life happiness of people who commute to work and a map showcasing the average commute time in NYC

Potential Sources: Alfredo Morabia- Queens College Professor who conducts studies regarding the effects of commuting.