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30 October 2009 @ 12:14 pm
ask lj: a good commute estimator  
Google maps has failed me. It told me a route was 17 minutes when it was closer to 32 minutes in light traffic. This makes the house search thing impossible if I can't trust the route calculations. Even better would be one that could calculated with traffic at a certain time of day.

Does anyone have a favorite route calculator that seems to be accurate on times?
 
 
 
Promethiuspromethius on October 30th, 2009 04:23 pm (UTC)
traffic.com's time estimations have always been fairly close for me - at least in this area.
Someone I am is waiting for my courageforgotten_aria on October 30th, 2009 04:30 pm (UTC)
Sadly I just tested it on the route in question and it gave an answer less than google. :(
chenoamegchenoameg on October 30th, 2009 07:36 pm (UTC)
I have never found a route calculator that is accurate on times.
Shooting for the moonintuition_ist on October 30th, 2009 10:29 pm (UTC)
best bet for good commuting -- don't buy a house near the 93/95/3 junctions north of the city. that place is a parking lot for a significant fraction of every rush hour.