Tripping’s West Coast team gave us a peek at their 12-minute commute to the office not long ago. Now the East Coast team gives us the inside scoop on their trip to work.
Wowee-zowee, West Coast – 12 minutes and majestic views of the beach and the Golden Gate Bridge? I have to say I might be a little jealous if I didn’t consider New York to be the greatest city in the world (and yes, I’d love to be challenged on that!).
I guess the best way to begin the East Coast commute is with some numbers:
-Walk to the subway: 10 minutes
-Subway to Harlem 125th St Station OR Grand Central: 30 minutes
-Metro North to Stratford, CT: 90 minutes
-Car-ride from station to Jeff’s place: 15 minutes
-Total time: 145 minutes.
I think the most interesting part about this commute may be that we’re not the only ones that make this – and in some cases, there are folks that drive even further, but people do it for a reason. NYC is an incredible place because of its size and diversity – both in land and in population! The city never stops: there’s always a show to go to, people to meet up with, new food to try and places to get lost in.
I can’t say I’m always eager to make the trek north, but ya know, it’s not a bad ride and thanks to NYC being NYC, you often run into some interesting characters or situations that at least give you a story to share in the car-ride that follows.
And Bianca, you do always have the best stories. You make new friends on every single bus, train, airplane, boat, taxi you ride. Thanks for sharing your commute photos!