reverse commuter

A person who travels against the normal flow of rush hour traffic, such as from their home in the city to their job in the suburbs.
Example Citation:
"The Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce warned yesterday that business growth could be stifled by traffic jams affecting so-called reverse commuters — people who drive against the main traffic flow to jobs in the suburbs."
— Michael D. Shear, "Fear of 'Reverse Commuter' Gridlock," The Washington Post
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