Resolve to Ride in 2012

Happy 2012!

For many people, New Year’s is a time of reflection and introspection. There’s something about wrapping up a year and anticipating the next that just lends itself perfectly to resolutions and goal-setting. What went well in 2011? What do I want to do differently in 2012?

If any of your resolutions for 2012 pertain to saving money, getting healthier, or being kinder to our planet, consider adding Capital Metro to your bucket list for 2012.

Conservatively, you can save a couple hundred bucks a month on gas by taking public transportation instead of driving your car. It costs just $1 per trip on the bus, and buying a multi-ride pass will bring the cost per trip down even more. Calculate your savings. Check out our low fares.

I’m always fretting over my weight and trying to find time to incorporate more exercise into my daily routine. You may not immediately connect public transportation with exercise, but consider that every single transit rider starts and ends as a pedestrian. Think about it: you walk (or bike) to your stop, and on the tail end, you walk to your destination. Over time that walking adds up to pounds and inches.

Recycling is great, but if you’re ready to take it to the next level, ride Capital Metro. Taking public transportation instead of driving your own car is the single greatest action you can take to reduce your carbon footprint. Calculate your carbon savings by riding public transportation.

If you want to make a difference in 2012 on the environment or on your waistline or bottom line, mosey over to Capital Metro’s online store and purchase a transit pass today. Here’s to a great beginning to 2012.

One thought on “Resolve to Ride in 2012

  1. Will

    Don’t forget the injuries while walking up steep hills, and not to mention that you have a chance to be struck by a bus like on Braker and Jollyville by a bus driver with LFS (Lead Foot Syndrome) Capital Metro is losing more ridership potential by not placing routes where they are needed. Thanks to Capital Metro I now have to take Arthitis medicine at age 31!!! More Naproxen for me, yippe. Thanks todd. Todd you should invest in Interfarm incorporated the makers of said drug. Many people will need it, or if they can drive they would rather drive. CHOO CHOO TO YOU!!!

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