By goDCgo . on
As a regular bus commuter, I notice a distinct drop-off in ridership during the winter months. While it can get quite cold waiting for the bus, I do enjoy knowing that once it arrives, I can warm up rather quickly and read for a bit or check my emails. In contrast, if I drive during the winter, I still get cold while sitting idly in my car waiting for it to warm up, and I usually have to spend a few minutes scraping the windshield. Then throughout my drive I’m blasting the defroster and hoping the few inches of visibility through my side mirrors and back windows (still mostly foggy due to my impatience) aren’t preventing me from seeing another car I may be about to hit. In summary, transit commutes during the winter can be much less stressful – and depending on your driving skill (mine admittedly being questionable at times) – safer!
During the winter months, when work tends to be slower, is a great...