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The best of…commuters’ gear

Tropiformer Jacket, Organic Transit’s Elf, and more

Tropiformer Jacket
The 22 pockets in this versatile coat were designed to carry everything a tech-geek needs, including phone, iPod, chargers, and headphones. Its tropical-weight shell features detachable sleeves.
$150, scottevest.com
Source: USA Today

Evernote Smart Notebook by Moleskine
Sketch or scribble away your daily train ride, then snap a photo of each page. A phone app lets you store your masterpiece digitally, and edit or share it later.
$25, moleskine.com
Source: Mental Floss

Organic Transit’s Elf
A former engineer for Porsche and BMW designed this bike-lane-legal ovoid, for commuters who want to keep the weather off when they leave the car at home. Pedaling is assisted by a solar-powered motor.
$4,995, organictransit.com
Source: The Wall Street Journal

Stanley Classic One-Hand Vacuum Mug
“Stanley’s been doing this for a long time,” and it shows. This coffee mug "hits all the sipping points,” including sturdy construction, a leak-proof seal, and a push-button opening.
$25, llbean.com
Source: GearPatrol.com

Compleat Foodbag
This silicone lunch carrier “keeps food fresh and protected” for hours and “rolls up compactly” when empty. It’s leak-proof, dishwasher-safe, and available in a variety of fun colors.
$13, unikia.com
Source: Gizmag.com

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