Commuter Buzz

Commuter Buzz

Regardless of Low Gas Prices, Ridesharing Is Still A Good Choice

Published September 23rd, 2018 By Sabrina Glenn Cost of Commuting

It’s always a great time to start a new and environmentally friendly commute. Here are a few reasons we should take advantage of the many rideshare options available, such as carpooling or riding transit to name a few: Help The Environment and Your Health – Cutting down on the number of cars on the road […]

South Florida Commuter Services 2015 Clean Air Challenge

Published September 23rd, 2018 By Sabrina Glenn Environment

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, you can help improve air quality, take cars off the road, improve your commute, […]

The Four Major Effects of Commuting

Published September 23rd, 2018 By Sabrina Glenn Sustainability

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. Not to mention the financial costs involved – fuel, maintenance, insurance, car payments – it all adds up. We’ve […]

Why Miami and the Rest of the World Need to Start Ridesharing

Published September 23rd, 2018 By Sabrina Glenn Environment

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 […]

Ridesharing: Saving Time, Money and the Planet!

Published September 23rd, 2018 By Sabrina Glenn Saving Time

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 […]

Need an Emergency Ride Home? Here’s Your Answer!

Published September 23rd, 2018 By Sabrina Glenn Emergency Ride Home

Maybe your little one has the flu.  Maybe you got hit with overtime. What do you do when you’re going to miss your carpool, the bus, or the train?  Whatever the emergency, if your ride isn’t available you have options if you live Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, or St. Lucie counties. The Florida Department […]

Different Ways to Save by Carpooling

Published September 23rd, 2018 By Sabrina Glenn Saving Money

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 […]

Electric Vehicles

Published September 23rd, 2018 By Sabrina Glenn Electric Vehicles

All-electric vehicles (EVs) run on electricity only. They are propelled by an electric motor  powered by rechargeable battery packs. Electric vehicles convert about 59–62% of the electrical energy from the grid to power at the wheels—conventional gasoline vehicles only convert about 17–21% of the energy stored in gasoline to power at the wheels. Also, EVs […]

5 Alternative Ways to get2campus in Miami Besides Using Your Car

Published September 23rd, 2018 By Sabrina Glenn Transit

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 […]