WTOP Searches For 'Commuter Idle'
May 7, 2012 at 4:39 PM (PT)
HUBBARD News WTOP/WASHINGTON has launched a morning-drive contest to find the worst commute in the market, with a winner being crowned the station's "Commuter Idle." Entrants will be able to submit their stories at the WTOP website all week, with the top 10 entries featured on-air with MIKE MOSS and BRUCE ALAN and online, then narrowed to three finalists featured the week of MAY 21st. The winner will be crowned on MAY 25th anw will get $1,000 in gas money and a limo ride to and from work by RESTON LIMOUSINE. Runners-up will get $150 gas cards.
PD LAURIE CANTILLO said, "As WASHINGTON's most-trusted provider of traffic information, we know how long, frustrating, and costly commutes can be. WTOP feels your pain! This is a way to trade war stories and commiserate, while providing some fiscal (and comic) relief for those with the toughest daily commutes."