A lot of what I believed would happen did, but not all of it.
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Malls are as synonymous with New Jersey as Bruce Springsteen, so there’s plenty of neat ones to pick from, and the 1.5 million-square-foot Monmouth Mall on the Jersey Shore is one of the cooler ones that I visited for the first time in November of 2006.
If you commute each day in your car, one that you would own anyway, your depreciation and maintenance costs would be roughly 8 ( per day over 24 days).
If you only have a car for commuting, the total cost over that month is 4 ( per day over 24 days).
If I lived in a large city, my family would own one car at most (and possibly no cars at all).
We would use public transportation as much as possible and, if it worked out, we would simply rent a car for the rare occasions we needed one.