Mountain View Voice

For the Record - July 22, 2011

Voices Around Town

Do you ever carpool or use public transit?

Asked in Downtown Mountain View. Interviews and photos by Nick Gonzales

"I do not carpool, neither do I drive a car. I use public transportation because its very convenient, it's cheap, and I stay in shape. If I want to go to San Francisco, I take Caltrain, and I'm there."

Bermet Baltagulova, Mountain View

"I do not carpool because where I work, along 280, pretty much no one else in the area that I know works there. And also public transit doesn't really go down there in any reasonable time."

Brian Sampson, Mountain View

"Presently, I don't take public transportation. I have before in the past taken public transportation, but I prefer to have my own car so that I can be able to go whenever I want."

Mary Ann Salyards, Santa Clara

"I take the Caltrain everyday. My office is literally across the street from the Caltrain station and I live about a two-minute walk on the other end in San Francisco. So my total commute is about 45 minutes door-to-door. It's very convenient."

Robert Chang, San Francisco

"I don't take public transportation mainly because my work does not have any bus stops around it and I would have to go over the San Mateo Bridge."

Jackie Deleon, Hayward

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