More than 17,000 workers commute to Highlands, Hardee and DeSoto counties, and more than 25,000 workers in those counties drive to neighboring counties or Polk, Lee or Miami-Dade.
Do you commute to work to or from another county? What problems do you face: loneliness, isolation or sleep deprivation? What makes the drive worth it: larger salary, greater challenges, a job that doesn't exist here?
Reporter Gary Pinnell is writing about inter-county commutes. If you can contribute to the story, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 863-386-5828.