i was just wondeing how many of the members here get by without using a car or using one very little .
i currently avoid using the car as much as possible riding my bicycle or walking to work or the store although anytime i go somewhere with my girlfriend i ride in her car
just wondering is all
No car, no licence but I live 10 minutes walk from a city centre.
It's the only exercise I get these days so it's probably a good thing.
Never learned how to drive...at the request of the entire civilized western world.
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My wife and I own two vehicles. We put 40,000 km a year on one, and 30,000 km per year on the other. One of the cars is used as a work vehicle for a home business, plus we live in a rural area. Without a vehicle we would starve to death in our house.
Sad but true! I wish I could figure out a way to reduce our dependency on the automobile.
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I hate cars....unfortunately I must drive one for 40 minutes a day to get my meager wages (20 minutes there, 20 minutes back). Other than that I honestly don't travel much - at least when I'm the one driving (I usually get out and about at least once a week - on another person's fuel ).
Living in a country that has more bikes then people, I can happily say I use my bike for most things. And sometimes my car, when its way to cold and my girlfriend stole my gloves. We also have a fairly good public transport system in place wich I put to good usage.
One thing that is awesome about cars though, is that you always have transportation nearby. If something happens that needs you right away, its only a car ride away.
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I have to drive 50 miles to and from school each day...
I keep reading the title as "carefree/lite"
Anyway, I live in a rural area with no public transportation, and too far to walk/bike to town for work. Otherwise I would.
i ride my motorcycle, don't even have a "car" per se.
I've been meaning to purchase a bicycle, but being as I'll be moving again shortly back to the other side of the world it won't make much sense to buy one now.
I own neither car nor license but then I live in a town center and buses will generally get me anywhere else I want to go to.
im thinking of building me a fixed gear
but i hear all of you on rural areas with no public transport i live in a small town in oklahoma
no car, and already 22.
I have to take a bus and a train to school ,4 hours of traveling in total nearly every day n-n
time to get drilled.
break me down, build me back up. I'd love you for ever.
I drive as much as possible out of spite. I'm trying to end the world early singlehandedly. If I had more money for gas I would drive even more.
I hate driving though. So boring. If I could get into the city and walk/ride everywhere I wouldn't mind. Then I would just start doing graffiti or something. Using non-recycled paper and then burning it maybe, or leaving my lights on all the time. And using a lot of flaming hairspray. Screw the ozone, Big piece of shit.
Stockholm has a pretty developed public transportation system, so there's no real need for a car. I know how to drive, but have no license cause it's damn expensive to get one... I'm considering getting a license next year anyways "just because", sometimes it can be practical to have. But like I said, there's no real need for a car around these parts.
When I lived in Barcelona I just rode my bike around town. Here I live too far from the city to have any real use for a bike.
So there, my life story.