Would you carpool to work? | The Frugalista

Would you carpool to work?

by frugalista on November 17, 2008

Recently, BankAtlantic held a "zip code social," an outing so employees can find out who lives near each other. The company wants its workers to ride to work together. While gas prices are down, ($32 to fill up the other day, yippee!) it’s still cheaper if you can cut down on fuel consumption by ridesharing.

I’m not sure if you would want to be that intimate with your coworkers, but maybe it could be worthwhile. If they are great, you can get to bond and save Mother Earth. But if your coworkers are pests…

Here’s a calculator (you know I love calculators) that shows how much you would save if you rideshare to your work place.The numbers are a little bit dated in that calculator, but the figure is pretty good. Here’s a website dedicated to ridesharing.

Do you car pool to work? Do you like it? Is it worth it? How much do you save? Would you do it?

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