With today's economy, owning a vehicle is extremely expensive, between gas and car insurance. If you are looking for an alternative to your daily commute, then perhaps you should consider trying car sharing. City Wheels is a club for people who only need a car occasionally and can have convenient access to an entire fleet of cars when they need them. You only pay when you use them.
City Wheels covers the cost of gas, insurance and maintenance. You will need to pay to join the club. However once your approved, you can reserve a car near you, pick it up and you'll be ready to drive.
Wheels when and where you want them.