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31 05, 2019

Episode 7 – The Wait is On!

By |2020-06-04T10:33:24-05:00May 31st, 2019|News You Can Use|0 Comments

It's been a great Spring, and I've gotten into a groove going Car-less in CBUS. However, I knew this experiment would eventually end - it's just not feasible for me to be without a personal vehicle long-term. This episode highlights some research I've been doing on available EV's and Hybrids in the Ohio market. Believe [...]

15 05, 2019

Episode 6 – Almost 3 months!

By |2020-06-04T10:34:42-05:00May 15th, 2019|News You Can Use|0 Comments

I woke up the other day, and realized that I hadn't even thought about, or consciously recognized, that I haven't owned a car for over two months. It's become routine... and my new normal. So for this episode, I thought I would do a quick tally to see how much money I've saved on the [...]

18 04, 2019

Episode 5 — It’s the Little Things

By |2020-06-04T11:21:36-05:00April 18th, 2019|News You Can Use|0 Comments

It's mid-April, and Spring has finally arrived in Ohio. Which opens up a plethora of new opportunities to get around without driving. Here are some adventures in grocery shopping, followed by adventures in commuting to my co-working space by bike instead of using the bus. More below via captions underneath the photos, and some key [...]

31 03, 2019

Episode 4 – March is Over!

By |2020-06-05T09:50:24-05:00March 31st, 2019|News You Can Use|0 Comments

Well, the first month without a car is complete! And the verdict is.... NOT BAD! I've tallied up the amount of money I spent on public transportation, vs. what I had budgeted for car ownership. And overall, I saved about $180! And more importantly, I only used Zip Car twice, and an UBER once. The [...]

18 03, 2019

Episode 3 – No Car

By |2020-06-04T11:23:55-05:00March 18th, 2019|News You Can Use|0 Comments

It's The Little Things-- Just a little grocery shopping trip this week.   Well, this was a good week. Once again, with just a little planning, getting around without a car was pretty easy. For the most part, my meetings and errands were on a bus route. And the weather was good, which helped. Just [...]

10 03, 2019

Episode 2 — Week 1, No Car

By |2020-06-04T11:36:05-05:00March 10th, 2019|News You Can Use|0 Comments

This is a 2-parter: Again, WHY are you doing this?? And How Did Week 1 Go? Once you get to the suburbs, good luck finding bike lanes or sidewalks! So, you might be wondering -- WHY am I doing this experiment? I'd have to say that I've been considering this for a while. But only [...]

5 03, 2019

Sustainable Transportation – My Year Without a Car

By |2020-06-05T10:13:52-05:00March 5th, 2019|News You Can Use|0 Comments

Saying goodbye to my trusty Subaru Well, it's been 6 months in the making... but after careful planning, I decided to be Car-Free for a while. Who knows how long this will last, but the stars have aligned. It's gotten to the point where I was hardly using it, and I was spending a substantial [...]