Morning traffic jams and afternoon rush hours can take up a lot of time in a persons day. Many people commute to their workplace and traffic can add on extra time that could be spent doing something else. For some people traffic can even double their commute, which is something no one wants to deal with. Thankfully there are alternatives to driving your car such as public buses, subways and light rails. With buses you can still run into traffic jams but if you live in an area where you have the option to take a subway or light rail its a very smart decision. A lot of people seem to have a fear of public transportation if they have never used it, but its a great alternative. Although it costs money its much cheaper then spending on gas and most transportation systems offer passes that can save you money. Also not driving your car everyday using public transportation is a great way to help with the environment. However not everyone has the option of these things so here is also some tips on how to avoid traffic jams on WikiHow. Hopefully this advice will give you ideas on saving time and you won’t feel you’ve wasted hours of your day sitting in a vehicle.