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Teaser Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-30-08 11:39 AM
Response to Reply #6
7. I acknowledge those points
I have been trying to improve my carbon footprint, but I was making this choice largely on economic necessity at this point. I make ends meet, but don't have much financial slack. I was hoping I could ameliorate things with public transportation. And if my finances weren't so tight, I'd be doing it for the environment's sake anyway.

The wear and tear point is a good one. Maybe that would balance everything out for me.
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  -My plan to save money on gas shattered... Teaser  May-30-08 10:29 AM   #0 
  - Not technically. You'd still be saving money on gas, by spending it on something else  DS1   May-30-08 10:33 AM   #1 
  - zing  Teaser   May-30-08 10:36 AM   #2 
  - My dear Teaser...  CaliforniaPeggy   May-30-08 10:37 AM   #3 
  - yeah, it'd be paying for some SEPTA exec's Jersey Shore home  Teaser   May-30-08 10:40 AM   #4 
     - No...it is not run well.  Chan790   May-30-08 11:02 AM   #5 
  - You would save the wear & tear on your vehicle.  Wcross   May-30-08 11:21 AM   #6 
  - I acknowledge those points  Teaser   May-30-08 11:39 AM   #7 
  - Close enough to ride a bike?  redqueen   May-30-08 12:14 PM   #8 
  - ride a bike near Philly drivers???  CreekDog   May-30-08 01:17 PM   #14 
  - SEPTA is mass transit paradise compared to anything in California  CreekDog   May-30-08 12:27 PM   #9 
  - Really?  Chan790   May-30-08 12:36 PM   #11 
     - Comparing BART to SEPTA is apples to oranges  CreekDog   May-30-08 01:15 PM   #13 
  - Ours is fairly cheap, but it eats too much time.  LeftyMom   May-30-08 12:29 PM   #10 
  - Does your public transport system have some kind of discount?  crispini   May-30-08 01:07 PM   #12 
 

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