- Mar 23, 2008
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Very true. A lot of jobs demand that you not only drive to the suburban office park where your office is located, but drive to attend meetings at clients in suburban office parks, often on the opposite side of the region. I've had a job where the plant was in Vaughan but the offices were in Mississauga; there was a steady stream of cars entering and exiting the parking lot at all hours to head between the two places. Then I've had another job where I worked downtown, but we had to visit customers/clients in the burbs. At least in that case I didn't need a car and could Zipcar it out to Mississauga or Oakville, but we were still adding to congestion.
But if you can easily reach your main office by public transit, and need to attend off-site meetings from time to time, you can rent a car for such days. It will end up being much cheaper than owning a car year-round.