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Stockholm [COMMUTING]

Most people living in cities know all about the joys of commuting during rush hour, with its packed buses, endless traffic jams and oxygen-deprived tube carriages. Stockholmers, however, have come up with a far more pleasant way of getting to work.

The idea of this boat-based back and forth was introduced two years ago with a trial sponsored by a handful of private companies, the city of Stockholm and the neighbouring municipalities of Nacka and Lidingö. This summer, almost 50,000 passengers used a Sjövägen boat to…

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