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Car-free lifestyle
Getting around the city with transportation apps
February 27, 2015 0
When you don’t own a car, going somewhere requires a bit of thought. You have to ask yourself a series of questions. Should I walk there? Ride my bike? Is it raining out? How far away is my destination? How much money do I want to spend to get there? How much physical effort do […]
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Sick in the city (without a car)
Car-free lifestyle
Sick in the city (without a car)
February 25, 2015 0
When you don’t own a car, getting sick can be a hassle. Your doctor might be several miles away, and you don’t want the expense of going to the ER (if that happens to be closer). Usually this means, you take a “wait and see” approach to most illnesses. While the average person might rush to […]
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Car-free lifestyle
17 Reasons Why Not Owning a Car is Amazeballs
February 20, 2015 2
Here are some great reasons why not owning a car is amazing: 1. That car alarm that’s going off right now? Not mine. 2. No need to worry about endless loops around the block trying to find a parking space near my apartment. 3. No car payment. 4. No car insurance payment. 5. No time […]
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Urban Mayhem
Create your own urban mayhem
February 18, 2015 0
Are you looking for ways to engage with your community? Or are you just wanting to see if people in your area are doing more than drifting through their days staring at their phones? Why not post your own mischievous and uplifting signs in your neighborhood! If you join the Urban Mayhem Project email list, you’ll […]
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Car-free lifestyle, Public Transportation
Taking the bus isn’t scary
February 15, 2015 2
There is a phenomena in this country that baffles me. If you live in New York City, you take public transportation all the time. Mostly the subway, but also other trains, buses, taxis, etc. I’m guessing the main idea behind doing this is that it would take you longer to reach your destination and be […]
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Getting groceries without a car
Car-free lifestyle
Getting groceries without a car
February 13, 2015 1
One of the questions I get asked most frequently when I tell folks I don’t own a car is, “How do you go grocery shopping?” When I answer, “On my bike,” they generally look at me quite skeptically. I don’t bother to tell them that I twice carried a watermelon home on my bike from […]
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Solo(preneur) in the City
Why you should charge what you’re worth
February 11, 2015 0
Charging what you’re worth doesn’t just achieve the obvious goal of helping you make a decent living. It also helps your peers in similar professions. I moved to a new town a few years ago and followed the link on a website to find out who built it. It was a great looking website, and […]
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