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- v. Present participle of reverse-commute.
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Meanwhile, I was still having a pretty good time, living in a two-bedroom on the Upper East Side with a college buddy, reverse-commuting into Jersey every morning in my Volkswagen Passat, working hard, and going out every once in a while.
Now the commuter trains leaving Manhattan for Greenwich are packed with traders and research analysts and clerks reverse-commuting to hedge-fund offices.
The additional white collar jobs would mean that more professionals were spending their days in the city (through some combination of more suburbanites commuting to the District and fewer Districters reverse-commuting to the suburbs) which would mean higher levels of spending at downtown retail establishments.
In addition, unless the residents are retired or working in downtown (?!), they will be reverse-commuting, undoing all of the good work done locating them there.
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