Thank you for doing the correct math on that rideThat is a good point, if you're not dead-heading back or only given ant-it offers, and if the time estimate is accurate given heading into rush-hours traffic (and not getting 1-starred for not hitting the time estimate).
Your expenses estimate might be low, CA gas is $6+/gallon, and X is burning maybe 2 gallons, so that plus maint. costs and vehicle depreciation is...would you say $38.28 -$12 -($0.30 x 32 miles) = $17 / 90 minutes = $11.25 to $13 hour, roughly? In CA that's not a lot of $$$, IMHO. Maybe I'm wrong?