‘The Mountain Ride’ Carpool Service Begins

In this issue you will find the beginning of The Mountain Ride, a carpool project sponsored by The Mountain Enterprise.

We all enjoy living on the mountain, but since January 2007 the price of crude oil has vaulted from $60 to more than $130 a barrel. The goal of The Mountain Ride is to support our readers’ need to find more affordable ways to make your daily commutes.

“There are other services not focused on this specific community, but we believe this community needs its own,” publisher Gary Meyer said. The service will evolve into an online utility.

Shared Rides Save Money!

Carpools Needed:
•Weekdays to Valencia from Los Padres Estates, to I-5 at Lyons. “Can adjust shifts so can leave from 5:30 a.m. to 8 a.m.” (661) 248-6747
•Wed.-Sat., to Bakersfield from Frazier Market to Gosford (Home Depot). Work hours 10 a.m.  to 7 p.m.  (949) 351-2572 or  (661) 245-3801
•Weekdays to Ventura from Pine Mountain to Ventura (Stanley exit off Highway 33 about two miles north of 101) to be at work before 8 a.m. (the earlier the better) and leave Ventura between 3:30- 4 p.m. M,T,Th, F (Wednesdays I leave at 4:15 p.m.). (661) 242-2422

To find carpool partners, send an email to Carpool@MountainEnterprise.com. Include your name, place of residence, phone number, cross-streets of the area to which you wish to commute and hours you need to arrive at and leave work. [Please note that the email address was not working until Sunday, June 29.  If you tried sending a message which bounced, please send it again now.]

This is part of the June 27, 2008 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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