Gas prices are definitely low so why share the ride? Aside from the savings at the pump there are many reasons why ridesharing is still a good choice for your daily commute.
It’s no question that transportation is the largest contributor to the pollution in our air. Whether you live in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, or St. Lucie County, your commute to work can have an impact on the environment. This May we invite you to support National Clean Air Month by taking South Florida Commuter Services' 2015 Clean Air Challenge.
When it comes to commuting to work, the further you travel, the more challenges you might face. The average American commuter is spending 17.85 hours in the car per month according to the U.S. Census Bureau. We’ve put together our top four major effects of commuting so you can see just how your commute is impacting you.
The congestion on the roadways and interstates around South Florida can lead to a frustrating commute. All those hours of time spent in traffic add up. What’s more, you’re putting wear and tear on your vehicle and your bank account. And don’t forget about the impact on the environment. All those cars spew millions of pounds of CO2 into the atmosphere.
You may not be a super hero, but you can still save the planet. And it’s as easy as turning a key!
Ridesharing (also known as carpooling) is the newest trend to hit the Miami area, and it shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, more passengers than ever are choosing to split the driving because of the enormous savings (and fewer headaches) it brings.
How much you can save by the mile!
You can save both time and money by taking advantage of the carpooling options. Connecting with people who live and work near you can help you get the most out of your day. Mile by mile you can cut down travel times by suing carpool lanes and save money by sharing fuel and travel costs...
If you’re a college student, you know that money is always tight. There’s the cost of gas, vehicle maintenance and repairs, insurance… and that’s not even including the cost that colleges and universities in Miami charge for parking fees! It’s no surprise then, that many students look for alternative travel and rideshare arrangements beyond using their cars in Miami.