News, Analysis and Opinion for the Informed Boulder Resident
Thursday July 24th 2014

Support the Blue Line

Subscribe to the Blue Line

That's what she said

energy city council transportation xcel municipalization election 2011 climate action housing boulder county april fools density open space urban planning bicycles renewables agriculture election 2013 jefferson parkway CU local food youth Rocky Flats climate change BVSD affordable housing preservation mountain bikes GMOs development immigration farming decarbonization recreation fracking fires colorado politics smart regs new era colorado transit plutonium wildlife journalism plan boulder boards and commissions radioactive waste transit village natural gas pedestrian planning board downtown rental energy efficiency homeless commuting education parking height limits coal gardens election 2010 water supply arts water quality election 2012 students ghgs architecture North Boulder population growth taxes library organic RTD groundwater planning reserve land use historic district University Hill diagonal plaza nutrition Mapleton colorado legislature climate smart loan solar panels election Neighborhoods zero waste bus obama flood sprawl electric utility hazardous waste golden solar politics longmont food sam weaver league of women voters epa county commissioners hogan-pancost bike lane bus rapid transit ken wilson conservation easement drought pesticide PV ecocycle diversity comprehensive plan mayor david miller recycling climate change deniers PUC Newlands campaign finance daily camera wetlands monsanto community cycles jane jacobs community mining lisa morzel walmart climate measure 310 suzanne jones sustainability gun safety oil germany gun control bsec west tsa Whittier bears arizona Orchard Grove tim plass zoning green points boulder kevin hotaling affairs of the heart john tayer bob bellemare contamination wind power van jones snow removal copenhagen bike share crime ken regelson silly walks boulder creek big box matt appelbaum mobile home parks Washington al bartlett BVCP technology districting city budget historic boulder blue line blue friday public spaces marijuana

I Heart the Bus


By

Reasons to ride the bus…

Want a more relaxed way of life?  Ride the bus; I found that once I started using the bus, I stopped over-scheduling.

Tired of fighting the traffic?  Ride the bus; I no longer care if it is snowing, or someone is driving slow in front of me, or cut me off, I will be at my destination within +/- 5 minutes.

Can’t find the time to exercise?  Ride the bus; I have found that I can get at least 45 minutes of exercise everyday. This includes walking to and from the bus stop, and then walking to lunch also.

Can’t find the time to read anymore?  Ride the bus; I read for 30-45 minutes a day.

Can’t find the time to talk to your child? Ride the bus; I have learned all sorts of things going on in my daughter’s life, just by having the time with nothing to do but to listen.

Can’t find a way to reduce your carbon footprint? Ride the bus; in one year you will save 200 gallons of gasoline, or 9.1 pounds of hydrocarbons.

Still need a reason to ride the bus?  How about eliminating the frustration of finding a parking spot, or no more parking tickets? Or how about people watching, or talking with people, or noticing that new building going up?

You get the idea… I love riding the bus!

Rate this article: 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (3 votes, average: 3.67 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...

What do you think? Leave a comment!

You must be logged in to post a comment.