‘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: TV director
Location: Silver Lake
Your Transportation Routine:
How often do you drive and for what purpose?
I drive frequently: for work, to run errands, and to social activities.
Where are you typically traveling from and going to?
As a freelancer, my workplace changes constantly.
Errands are usually run in the neighborhood, as are most social activities.
I also have to go to the airport (BUR and LAX) often.
How many vehicles do you or your family have?
How long does your commute typically take?
Anywhere from 15 minutes (when working in the Valley) to 1 hour 30 minutes (when working in Venice).
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?
$100 – $300
Do you use any forms of alternative transportation?
[No answer given.]
Why do you drive?
Because there are not enough transit options.