Commuting by Foot

Today marked one week of walking to and from work every day.  My old apartment was two miles from my work, so I walked one way occasionally, but my normal commute was by bus.  I moved last Monday to a new apartment only one mile from my work, so my commute is now 100% on foot (unless I choose to bike some days, which I haven’t yet as my bike is still at my old place).  It would be a five-minute drive to work, but I don’t fancy paying $80 per month for a parking permit when a 20-minute walk is perfectly reasonable.  “What will you do in the winter?” you might ask.  Well, I would much rather trudge through the snow than drive through it! Continue reading