Without a car in Sunnyvale?

New WUTw63
Dec 6, 2018 16 Comments

I will be moving to Sunnyvale on Monday and I was wonder how hard it is to live in Sunnyvale without a car?


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TOP 16 Comments
  • LinkedIn
    Same as living on Mars
    Dec 6, 20180
  • LinkedIn 🍿❤️
    Uber will be your best friend
    Dec 6, 20180
  • Oracle GG_Warrior
    Depends on lot of factors. I lived there without car for one year, wasnt too bad and it came with some cons. Some considerations:
    1) how often you go to work(if you go 5 days, buying car might come out cheaper)
    2) how far is the office ? Flexible timings ? Prime time could get really expensive
    3) do you like to go camping ? To the beaches etc. if yes, you SHOULD get a car
    4) how far are some stores from your place. I had safeway, groceries and many other stores 10mins walk, but it was still a pain in the ass as no one really stops for you to cross the street unless its red traffic signal
    5) going to SF not so bad as you can take caltrain and avoid annoying issues like parking, break-ins etc. sometimes uber pool express to SF would be just $28 which I consider a sweet deal and 0 effort
    Dec 6, 20180
  • Tibco software / Eng!qwerty!
    Scoop and Uber commuter benefits. You will be perfectly fine. Plus save $1000 by not having a car
    Dec 6, 20180
  • Google / MgmtLovedoo
    It’s tough. You need a car. VTA and buses are inadequate. You’ll feel the pinch within 3 months.
    Dec 6, 20180
  • Apple / Eng


    Strong and built like an Ox
    If you are staying in Sunnyvale much of the time you can walk or bike. For far distance outside of the region Uber is sufficient.
    Dec 6, 20180
  • Tesla / Mgmt


    Tesla Motors
    Lived without one for over a year not that hard with Uber pool around. Hopefully work is nearby
    Dec 6, 20180
  • Facebook MCSW23
    Dec 6, 20180
  • Facebook


    I just signed a lease for a Sunnyvale apt and my thought while driving around today was “damn I’m glad I have a car.”
    Dec 6, 20180
  • Juniper scandeep
    Doesn’t Google offer loaner Toyota Priuses or clean air vehicles? Grab a Google bike and bike around.
    Dec 6, 20180
  • R u Indian
    Dec 6, 20180
  • New WUTw63
    I’m going to be working at the Sunnyvale Google office.
    Dec 6, 20180
  • EA / Engthinkalot
    get a bike at least
    Dec 6, 20180
  • Google / Engjf8s3b
    easy if you never leave your home
    impossible otherwise
    Dec 6, 20180
  • New WUTw63
    Dec 6, 20180
  • Intuit pckk24
    You need a car. Good luck.
    Dec 6, 20180

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