Park and Ride is a free commuter lot that allows individuals to park their car for free during work hours. Many people take advantage of these lots so they can take public transportation or carpool with other people. These commuter lots can be found throughout cities in the United States. There are many benefits associated with using Park and Ride.
- Reduce the stress of your daily commute by parking your car and allowing someone else to drive you around. This will allow you to meditate and prepare yourself mentally for the day ahead.
- You will save money due to shared commuting costs.The whole story can be found at http://www.walesonline.co.uk/cardiffonline/cardiff-news/2012/05/12/university-hospital-of-wales-park-and-ride-scheme-launched-in-bid-to-ease-traffic-problems-91466-30951073/
- Reduce the wear and tear on your vehicle by parking your car to carpool.
- Help the environment by reducing congestion. This also helps with the air quality by reducing auto emissions.
Please use caution when leaving your vehicle behind. Never leave a spare copy of your keys in your car. If you’re catching public transportation and you’re planning on working late, get someone to take you to your car after dark. Always park in areas that are well lit for your security. Lastly, remember to lock all doors, and remove all valuables from your vehicle to prevent any type of theft.