The idea of driving to the office might seem daunting.
However, if you want to stay ahead of the game, it could be the only way to do so.
Here’s why: Most Americans commute by car every day, according to a new report from the National Geographic Society.
So, you may be wondering why you’re even getting to work in the first place.
Here are 10 ways you could be doing more harm than good.
Drive to work on public transportation.
It’s no secret that the car is a huge part of our daily lives.
In fact, the U.S. ranks third in the world in car trips.
But how do we make the most of our time?
Here are seven ways you can avoid driving to your job, and save your sanity: Take public transit.
Most U.K. cities have public transportation options.
You could also take a shuttle or a taxi from the airport.
It can be difficult to figure out which driver is right for you, and that can be a big deterrent.
Here is how to get around this: Pick your carpool driver carefully.
Pick drivers with a clean driving record, and know what they know about the vehicle you plan to drive.
Be mindful of your surroundings.
Some people may prefer to drive through a quiet neighborhood than the bustling metropolis, but others will prefer to enjoy the city streets.
Check out this list of best places to drive to work.
Find your own commute.
While commuting can be enjoyable, many people opt for public transit, and it can save them time and money.
Take the Metro or LRT, or the L.A. Metro or the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
Pay attention to traffic.
Many commuters report they are able to avoid carpools, even if they are in a congested area.
Hereare some tips for avoiding traffic.
Take your bike to work with you.
If you work from home, you can ride your bike around to your work.
If not, there are some great options.
Find out which bike-sharing program you can use to rent bikes for your commute.
Use public transportation with a friend.
It could save you a lot of time, money and aggravation.
Here’re a few tips to make the commute less stressful.
Use a public transit pass.
The average American is likely to use public transit for 30 minutes or more per day, and there are many options to do just that.
Find the one that works best for you.
Get out of your car when you’re in the car.
Don’t wait until you have to leave the house to get out of the car to do it.
If that means you get to your destination at the last minute, you might want to consider a public transportation pass.
Avoid commuting by car in a rush.
It will be hard to keep up with the traffic on busy streets, so consider avoiding driving to and from work if you can.
For more, check out National Geographic’s report on how to take your car to work today.