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  1. TheDan

    TheDan 4th Best Member TGT Supporter

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    I "work" downtown, too. I've completely stopped going into the office at this point... The company actually has a no work from home policy, but I don't care. I'd rather they fire me than have to drive down there everyday. So far so good. Fingers crossed :laughing:
     


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  2. SQLGeek

    SQLGeek Wheel Gun Nut TGT Supporter

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    Remote work is good if you can get it. That may be an option for this job as well. If that's the case, I will be staying put but traveling up there a fair amount. Remains to be seen.
     
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  3. innominate

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    I recently moved to austin from cedar park. I don't have kids but heard that the leander isd was good.

    The commute is going to suck no matter where you choose. My drive was from brushy creek, on 183, down to 38th st off mopac. 18 miles. Luckily I have to be at work by 0630. But even at that time more people were on the road every passing yr. I took the toll road because on the bike I could skirt the toll sensors. If you don't take the toll it adds quite a bit of time if you have to go to leander or liberty hill.

    At 1600 get on google maps and map a trip from downtown to leander, round rock etc and check out the time it takes to make the trip.
     
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  4. SQLGeek

    SQLGeek Wheel Gun Nut TGT Supporter

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    Good point, I've done that quite a bit in the past. The Google maps tools makes it easy because you can predict times in the future but doing it live is always a bonus.
     
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  5. innominate

    innominate Active Member

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    So this is right now. To go 19 miles to cedar park without taking the toll road. Keep in mind this is summer. Traffic is noticeably lighter during the summer months. Also, I lived off the first cedar park exit once you leave austin city limits.
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  6. ZX9RCAM

    ZX9RCAM Over the Rainbow bridge... TGT Supporter

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    Like I said, starting early and leaving early makes a big difference...
     
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  7. Vaquero

    Vaquero San Saba Songbird

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    I couldn't do it.
     
  8. innominate

    innominate Active Member

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    One reason why I moved. This is my commute now

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  9. Vaquero

    Vaquero San Saba Songbird

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    Lol. The 4 minute mile. Some people my age will get it.
     
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  10. TundraWookiee

    TundraWookiee Scruffy Nerf Herder TGT Supporter

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    I live near the Domain and work in Cedar Park which works out well for avoiding heavy traffic. In the morning when everyone is going into town I'm going out and when they're leaving I'm heading back in. I also go in a little earlier and get off at 3 which helps too.
     


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