11.02.2011 07.Adar l, 5771
With prices at the pump skyrocketing, switching to public transportation or alternative fuels are just some ways to bypass the road to the poorhouse.
For years Leora Greenberg commuted every day from Givatayim to her office in Ramat Gan's diamond exchange district, laying out NIS 600 a month for gasoline. Traffic jams would stretch the short drive to half an hour, and parking for the day would often cost another NIS 40. She considered switching to a car with manual transmission to improve gas efficiency, but didn't find anything suitable within her budget, so decided to just leave the car at home and go by bus….