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Meet Eric

Name: Eric
Occupation: Business Process Analyst
Employer: Tacoma Housing Authority
Gets around by: Walk, Bike and Car

Where do you live and where do you work?
Live and work in the Hilltop Neighborhood.

How do you get there?
Walk mostly. I’ll  bike when it’s a nice day and I have a couple of other things to do in the neighborhood or nearby. I drive when I have meetings on the other side of town or in another city.

How does it all add up? How much money and time do you save?
I save on gas, probably one fill up a month. No significant time savings.

What’s in it for you?
 Enjoyment, fresh air, 5 minutes of solitude from my busy house to work. Plus, I like to be as sustainable as I can.

Do you have any tips for people who might be trying this mode for the first time?
Know your route ( hills can add time to your commute), prepare for rain or sun, and watch out for distracted drivers.

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