a person who commutes, especially between home and work.
of or for commuting; serving commuters: a commuter railroad.
of or pertaining to a flight, plane, or airline that carries passengers over relatively short distances and usually serves small communities.

1860–65, Americanism; commute + -er1 Unabridged
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commuter (kəˈmjuːtə)
a.  a person who travels to work over an appreciable distance, usually from the suburbs to the centre of a city
 b.  (as modifier): the commuter belt

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Word Origin & History

1865, Amer.Eng., from commute; the noun commute is from 1960.
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Example sentences
The bag also has sufficient and convenient pockets for the tools a bike
  commuter should carry.
Pressed and polished, a suited commuter seems to shield his eyes from an
  embracing couple below.
We would start from home, walking the two blocks to the commuter rail station.
Maybe he could work at a railroad museum, rather than a commuter rail.
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