‘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:
Name: Wade Gasque
Location: Santa Monica
Your Transportation Routine:
How often do you drive and for what purpose?
Drive to and from work in Santa Monica every day. Drive east to Downtown, Hollywood, etc. maybe once or twice a week for work related meetings and for play.
Where are you typically traveling from and going to?
How many vehicles do you or your family have?
How long does your commute typically take?
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?
I bike in Santa Monica. I take the Big Blue Bus occasionally.
Why do you drive?
Convenient. Buses going east take too long and aren’t always reliable.