This is a download of options regarding how to get to Work. I live 18 minutes from Work. And for the most part I work Shift Work for 12 Hours. This means I need the Car for the whole day, although I only need to drive it to and from work. Looking for alternatives.
Scooter / Motorbike: I used to ride but gave it up for safety reasons. Riding in Sydney seems like a very bad option. Even for a short trip. It only takes one car or truck to make a bad move and your down.
Pushbike / electric bike: Same issue as scooter. One rock in the wrong place and your down. I don’t want to take the risk of being injured and not able to work efficiently.
Public Transport. The 18 minute drive becomes 1:30.
Walking or Running. 2+ Hours. Plus Sydney is not the safest place to go running with computer equipment regularly.
This leaves 2nd Car as the only other option. Estimated costs to be $1000 per year minimum. 1000 / 52 = $20 per week.
To purchase another car would be $1000 to get something half decent. Or we do have a Car at another property that is 12 hours away. Would take a day to drive to Sydney plus $100 in fuel.
Work is 16KM away. 34KM per day for 4 days. 4 * 34 = 136 KM. Car costs about $50 per 450KM. 50 / 450 = $0.11 per KM * 136 = $15 per 4 days.
Add in insurance etc and it comes to $35 per week. Give or Take
So the question is, am I happy to spend $35 per week to allow my love to have freedom while I’m at work.