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Meet Peter and Christie

Name:Peter and Christie
Occupation:Director of Development/Educator and Marketing Professional
Employer:Tacoma Art Museum/Freelancer
Gets around by:Walking

Where do you live and where do you work?
We live at Bella’s on Broadway.
Peter: I work at the Tacoma Art Museum.
Christie: I am an educator and marketing professional.

How do you get there?
Peter: I walk or take The Link and have to drive on occasion for meetings around the area.
Christie: I enjoy walking downtown and making lots of connections with local business owners.

How does it all add up? How much money and time do you save?
Peter: Well we lived on Bainbridge Island and used to take Kitsap Transit, WA State Ferry,Metro and drive. Commuting cost was about $130 dollars a month plus Seattle garage cost of $300 dollars a month. Living and working downtown has saved $430 dollars a month or $5,160 a year.
Christie: I worked on the island and drove everywhere, so we have saved on gasoline.

What’s in it for you?
Healthier lifestyle and cost savings.

Do you have any tips for people who might be trying this mode for the first time?
Try it you’ll like it!!

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