For nine years I’ve worked for an employer who provided me with a monthly Trimet pass. I have enjoyed this perk, because it means not only do I get myself to work for free, I can get around on weekends for free too. Since we moved to North Portland in 2007, I’ve been commuting more or less daily* on the Max train. My 30 minute door-to-door commute gave me ample time to read, to observe my fellow transit riders and to catch up on social media. I will miss this part of my workday. It’s been great to be a public transportation girl
*Sometimes I rode my bike. Once in a great while I walked.