In the aftermath of the T-SPLOST, I heard numerous theories about why the proposed tax went down in flames. I’ve offered my own, broad explanation for this result. But it does not necessarily exclude lots of sub-explanations — reasons some particular commuters might have had for voting against it. Here’s the most intriguing one I’ve heard:
Some people secretly like their time in the car, because it’s the only time they have to themselves all day.
Do you enjoy having “alone time” during your commute?
- Are you kidding? Heck no! (67 Votes)
- Yes, but don’t tell my spouse (52 Votes)
- I plead the Fifth (8 Votes)
Total Voters: 127
Personally, I don’t subscribe to this idea. I don’t mind my commute because, nine days out of 10, it’s quick and easy. And on that one day out of 10, I’m not happy about the extended driving time. But a few people I know have admitted to enjoying their “me time” in their cars — time they can spend listening to their music, or a