The New Year is almost upon us, and there are some things that never change. The same pressure to attend that New Year’s Eve party. The guilt when you think about last year’s resolutions, and the three times you actually got to the gym. And the cold. That dark, biting, freezing cold. 

Commuting In Winter Is No Fun 

Most of the day is fine. You’re either warm and cozy at home, with your loved ones or in bed. Or you’re at the office, where it’s a pleasant, temperature-controlled 70 degrees. The part where you’re most likely exposed is your commute. And this is where winter really sucks.

It could be in the freezing morning, where you do the long rush to your stop only to discover that the bus is late, and you stand there getting soaked. Or on the way home from work where, bundled up, you’re standing on the bus (of course there are no available seats) and you would love to take off some layers before you burn to death – if only you could move.

Drive a car? Grab that shovel. It’s the morning ritual of shoveling your driveway that everyone loves so much. Not to mention the treacherous, stressful drive to and from work. Oh, and the tolls…

Just like seeing the first green of spring after a tough winter, there is some light at the end of this gloom.

Upgrade Your Commute

That’s right. Your winter commuting experience doesn’t have to be terrible! In fact, it can even be one of the highlights of your day. You read that correctly.

Imagine the following: you wake up, and check your phone to see when your bus is arriving. You’ve already bought tickets through the app, so you’re not worried about missing out on a seat. You see your bus is on time, and you go make coffee and hang out with the kids. 

When you’re done, you check the app again and see your bus is 5 minutes out. You say your goodbyes and walk to your stop – it’s a couple of feet away – just as your bus is pulling up. 

You sit on a luxury leather seat, connect to the wifi, and catch up on the news. You arrive at work rested, relaxed and recharged.

Sound like a dream? All of this is a reality for thousands of commuters using Hip to commute to work every day.

What’s Hip?

Hip is the most reliable, convenient and comfortable way to commute from the suburbs to the city and back. You book through the Hip app, and a Hip luxury bus whisks you to and from work every day. 

With Hip, you get:

  • Premium buses
  • Reserve a seat
  • Charging ports
  • Accurate ETAs
  • Optimized routes
  • Takes bus lanes, getting you there quicker

It’s a total game-changer. 

New Year, New You

Your commute is such a big part of your life. It sets the tone of your day at work and can affect your mood when you arrive home in the evening. Making a small change in this aspect of your life can have a massive effect on you and those around you for the new year,

Yes, New Year’s is upon us. This means reflecting on the year that was and making resolutions for the year ahead. Looking at our lives, and seeing where there’s room for improvement. We know a great place to start: