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Old 07-01-2008, 12:18 AM   #1
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I have been carpooling for about a year with a nearby neighbor. Not only did the gas cost go down, but the Insurance !

How many folks carpool, and can someone help me make this into some kind of survey ?
Bill Clark
Windham, VT

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Old 07-01-2008, 01:08 AM   #2
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I work from home.

I always bring the dog down to the basement office with me though. Does that count?

I used to carpool when I had a normal job.

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Old 07-01-2008, 01:15 AM   #3
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It wouldn't work for me. I start work at a different time depending where I am going, and I only have to drive 7 miles to work, so its not worth it. Plus I'm a Volunteer Firefighter, so I like having a car to respond.
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Old 07-01-2008, 01:42 AM   #4
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My wife carpools all the time with neighbors to school sports practices.

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Old 07-01-2008, 01:46 AM   #5
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We live 9 miles from town...have different work schedules....and have 2 kids one of which is in school.....
We are lucky to arrive at church in one vehicle.
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Old 07-01-2008, 01:47 AM   #6
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I work from home 2-3 days a week. If I go to the office, I take the train or ride my bike. I've driven to work 3 times in the last 18 months.
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Old 07-01-2008, 01:55 AM   #7
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Atkinson (near the Quad Cities), IL
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I work 32 miles away.

My neighbor across the street works my old job, but she's on a different schedule.

I play hookie a lot...using Comp Time, so depending, or having another person depend on me is not kosher.
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Old 07-01-2008, 02:07 AM   #8
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I ride a motorcycle

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Old 07-01-2008, 02:17 AM   #9
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Nope, I either drive by myself or ride my bike.

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Old 07-01-2008, 11:08 AM   #10
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Ride a bike to work year round. The few times I don't ride due to heavy snows I hitch a ride with my neighbors who both work in the same office. So only occasionally do I carpool. I much prefer getting out and cycling everyday. If cycling isn't your thing I think carpooling is an excellent way to commute.


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