Victor works in downtown Austin for Travis County but lives in Leander. This is a 50+ mile per day commute. This could be a commuting nightmare; however, Victor has found a way to make it work without relying on a car.
For the past six years, Victor has commuted to work via bike, train, and/or bus. He says,
“Commuting to work has allowed me to be more active outside, and at 44 years old, I am stronger than ever riding my bike 45-65 miles a week.”
With his long commute, Victor has learned a lot,
“I would suggest for those thinking about commuting is to find what options work for you, have a backup plan, begin slowly, and when riding your bike tough out the weather and be defensive.”
Great advice from Victor! He has found a way to make his daily trip to and from downtown Austin without needing to drive alone every day.