‘Why You Ride (or Don’t Ride)‘ is a series where you, our faithful readers, share your transportation routines in L.A. and your thoughts on how to make things better – read more about the concept here.
Who You Are:
Occupation: Web Designer
Location: Downtown L.A. (Historic Core)
Your Transportation Routine:
How often do you drive and for what purpose?
2-3 times per week. I work from home, but I use the car to run errands, get groceries, go out to eat, etc.
Where are you typically traveling from and going to?
I have no typical route. But usually I am going from Downtown L.A. to somewhere west or north of here.
How many vehicles do you or your family have?
1 car for 2 people.
How long does your commute typically take?
No commute. I work from home and my wife walks to work.
Briefly, how would you describe your typical driving experience? Love it, deal with it, or hate it?
I deal with it.
On average, what do you spend each month on transportation?
$50 – $100
Do you use any forms of alternative transportation?
No. It is too dangerous to bike in this city.
Why do you drive?
Convenient, comfortable and fast. It goes where I need to, I can transport groceries and other things. It’s safe at night.