SF folks who work in downtown

New honey b
Nov 14 20 Comments

would you prefer to live in the city with a short walkable commute but in a small apartment or commute to north okland and live in a bigger newer house for the same price? please explain why

how painful is it to commute to oakland by car?

no kids but married

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TOP 20 Comments
  • U.S. Dpt. of Veterans Affairs / Other zxcvbnx
    The bridge is horrible. Live in the city.
    Nov 14 0
  • LinkedIn QuadZ
    East bay is legit. 30 minutes on BART is fine. City is so tough to get a simple errand done. All in all maybe 10 minutes added to commute each way.
    Nov 14 3
    • Google swinglyf
      What makes it tough?
      Nov 14
    • LinkedIn QuadZ
      I always felt kinda weird ubering with groceries or taking bus to run an errand. Way time consuming. Less freedom. To each his/her own
      Nov 16
    • Uber / Eng LqMz66
      I feel the same way. Hate having to Uber to the doctor and get everything delivered. I guess I'm just more of a suburb type person. Living in the city is hell for me but I work here. Probably moving to Oakland after my apartment lease is up
      Nov 19
  • Square BbYiFy1
    I bought a big ass house in Oakland and my commute to mid Market is an hour door to door, which includes 2 miles of walking (by choice, don’t @ me) and 15 min on bart. I could do it in 30-40 min if take a scooter or Lyft. It’s really nbd.
    Nov 14 0
  • Airbnb YdSR51
    Oakland is great. Short Bart ride, frequency buses to salesforce transit center, and low prices
    Nov 14 0
  • Instasize cplus
    Downtown SF is terrible to live, and work
    Nov 14 0
  • AppDynamics 🥨pretzl🥨
    Bus all the way, I live in East Bay and take a bus every day, takes about 40mins, I love the commute. Avoid Bart at all costs.
    Nov 14 5
    • New anana
      Oh, why?
      Nov 14
    • AppDynamics 🥨pretzl🥨
      It’s crowded, frequent delays and simply disgusting.
      Nov 14
    • SAP paishsj
      How much does the Bus cost ?
      Nov 14
    • AppDynamics 🥨pretzl🥨
      5 bucks
      Nov 15
    • Uber / Eng LqMz66
      Lol BART is really not that bad. Especially the new trains are way nicer. Sure you get one or two homeless people, but that describes all of SF
      Nov 19
  • Why not live in Oakland?
    Nov 14 0
  • Ascential fmn723
    I got a buddy who lives in Oakland and commutes to downtown SF. He takes the bart most of the time which takes an hour due to SF parking but it’s not bad at all. Personally I would rather be in the mix downtown but it’s up to your personal preference
    Nov 14 1
    • LinkedIn ifnsuscej
      What does SF parking have to do with taking bart?
      Nov 14
  • Apple / Eng
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    Patriarchymore
    If you live in SF by your work it’s good during the week. you will want to GTFO on the weekend and see greenery tho
    Nov 16 0
  • Credit Karma cksjw
    SF obviously
    Nov 14 0
  • Google swinglyf
    Def city for me. In fact, this is my current situation
    Nov 14 0

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