‘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: John C
Location: Santa Monica
Your Transportation Routine:
How often do you drive and for what purpose?
Twice a week for work. I bike to my second job in Santa Monica.
Where are you typically traveling from and going to?
Santa Monica to Downtown.
How many vehicles do you or your family have?
How long does your commute typically take?
45 minutes during the day, 15 minutes at night.
Briefly, how would you describe your typical driving experience? Love it, deal with it, or hate it?
I hate it. There has to be a better way.
On average, what do you spend each month on transportation?
$100 – $300
Do you use any forms of alternative transportation?
Why do you drive?
No other way to get there without taking 2+ hours.