20 Feb '12, 4pm

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Commuters in the San Francisco Bay Area take the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system to avoid traffic congestion and limited parking. Photo: Photo: Flickr/luisvilla We all know the benefits of taking public transportation to work: Public transit can save you money, relieve your commuting stress and, of course, cut down on nasty carbon emissions. But it can be a challenge to take that first step toward replacing your commute in the car with a ride on the bus or train. To help you get started, Earth911 created this break-down of what you need to know and how you need to prepare before you make that first trip via public transit. 1. Check the route and schedule First things first: You’ll need to determine if the routes of the local subway, bus or train coincide with your commute to work: Is there a pick-up station close to your home and a drop-off convenient to your office? ...

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