How does your kid get around?
So before my daughter went off to College, my wife and I agreed that she would not need a car for her first and second semester. We decided this because the cost of parking was outrageous, a lot of the places that our daughter needs to get to are within walking distance, her dorm is on campus and there are bus routes everywhere. However, my wife and I both got some heat this weekend because our daughter needed to get some documents bound before turning them in and the closest place that could do so was miles away. Also, this isn't the first time we have got burnt for our stance on no car for Freshman year. So a question to you all, what does your student use to get around campus - we got our daughter a bike, but what about even when a bike ride to where they need to be would be outrageous. We have been looking into Uber and rental cars but that doesn't sound very sustainable. Does your student use zipcar? A shuttle? Carpool? Borrow their friends? How do you get around this without spending an arm and a leg? We are looking into zipcar but aren't really sure how it works and whether it is going to be easy on the billfold. Share your thoughts, please!