When you purchase your new home, consider the option of living near public transportation. There are many benefits from living near transport.
Most of all, it’s very convenient. Living near transportation, you are able to hop on a bus or train in matter of minutes to get you where you need to go and you don’t have to worry about driving to the destination.
Public transportation allows for easy access to an unlimited amount of destinations. Malls, parks, markets, places of employment, hospitals, and schools can be easily accessed thanks to transportation.With access to public transportation, it can eliminate the need to purchase a vehicle. If you do have one, you can save money each month by not purchasing gas as well as other related expenses that result from driving vehicles to work or school.
With access to public transportation, there would be fewer cars on the road, which aids in a cleaner environment. Transportation lets you keep your sanity, by diminishing the stress from driving, traffic jams and long commutes.
Well-maintained public transportation systems are indicators of government values in maintaining public infrastructure. When the government takes care of their transport services, most likely other services they offer will be just as well taken care of.
Communities near public transportation services have a lower foreclosure rate. This is proven by research performed by the Natural Resources Defense Council. They conducted research in cities across California, Florida, and Illinois to find the affects of transportation on communities.The low foreclosure rates may be a result from people being able to save money by not using their car, so they can afford their house payments. When you don’t need to spend money on transportation, you can use the money to pay for other necessities.