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Name a beloved activity you had to give up to be Car-Free.

Old 12-02-19, 04:34 PM
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Old 01-01-20, 12:31 PM
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Been car free for 6 years.

I don't remember giving up too much. I suppose a car is convienent, but incredibly expensive and destructive to the environment. We still use public transportation, but for daily life I use my bike for everything.
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Old 10-31-20, 12:54 PM
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Since my car corroded to death and was sold for scrap recently, there are two things I must give up on.
  1. Taking my bike to the bike shop and leaving it till they can get to it.
  2. Filling up the gas can when I go to fill up the car.
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Old 11-01-20, 08:34 PM
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I can't really think of a beloved activity. I do rent a car when my bike or the bus do not meet the need, and this is a rare occurrence, but it does happen. Even if I was not environmentally conscious, I would not own a car again. The amount of money that I save is incredible. I could never justify owning a car again no matter how I look at it
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Old 11-04-20, 06:08 PM
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Over the past four decades I've despised cars more and more for all the obvious reasons. I currently own two just because I brought them with me from suburbia and one of my kids still lives with us as he finishes college ( he didn't ever want to drive and didn't get his license until he was 19). The cars will die a slow death just because I don't like to waist things. I've often thought about how'd I'd get along without the cars once they are gone. Due to the fact I will still be able to rent a vehicle for a variety of purposes, I can't think of any reason to own one.
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Old 11-06-20, 05:43 AM
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Old 12-15-20, 11:10 AM
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I live in Dallas. Hard to survive without a car as everything is very spread out and public transportation is not sufficient.
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Old 02-19-21, 09:18 AM
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For us it was Volksmarching, if the march was close enough to walk or catch a city bus to then we tried it but it didn't work out well. Lot's of great places to walk/hike in CO. but without a car a lot of the events we weren't able to get to so we gave it up. At the moment we do have a 30 year old Ford Ranger on it's last legs when it dies, now being on a SS fixed income, we will again be Car Free. The last time spanned 10 years.
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