Bigger homes. Bigger lots. Smaller tax bites. Life in the suburbs can have its perks. Commuting, however, is not one of them.
Ask Kate Williams, who regularly spends a considerable part of her day in her Honda Civic hybrid, crawling up and down Interstate 35 from her home near the Georgetown airport, where she lives with husband Cedric, to her job in Austin, where she is a grants manager with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Then back again in the evening.
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