Also look at Bridgestone BT020's. I put them on my bike last year because I use it mostly for commuting too. The stock Dunlops were gone in 6500 miles. These now have 6000 on them with about 50% tread left, so they're already much better than stock. Many sport touring bikes come with 020's stock.
"We didn't trade shoves; I did all the shoving." -Bobby Knight, 1981