Commuter Idle - And the Winner is...

Congratulations to Nathan Stanford - our 2013 Commuter Idle winner! Nathan goes from Harrington, Delaware to Rosslyn, Va five days a week via car, commuter bus, metro and on foot - 2.5 to 3 hours one way but worse in the summer due to beach traffic! Congratulations to all our entrants and thanks to everyone who participated.

Grand Prize

Our crowned Commuter Idle will win $1000 in gas money, plus you'll get a day off from driving with a limo ride to and from work courtesy of Reston Limousine!

Two runners up will each win $150 in Exxon Mobil gas cards!

Commuter Idle: A 3-hour trek through 4 'states'

He's not a morning person, but family and church keep him waking up at 3 a.m. for the three-hour trip.

Tuesday - 05/21/2013, 05:10am EDT

Commuter Idle: 3 1/2-hour marathon by car, bus, train and foot

The commute to Linda Baer's D.C. job is a marathon, taking her through multiple modes of transportation and spanning about 3 1/2 hours.

Wednesday - 05/22/2013, 05:08am EDT

Commuter Idle: Nearly 4-hour commute at a cost of $1,500 a month

Roseline Gorantla commutes from the Philadelphia suburbs to D.C. Her morning commute the day WTOP shadowed her: three hours, 42 minutes.

Thursday - 05/23/2013, 10:32am EDT