30 Day Car-Free Challenge

Category: Model Citizens


Spencer – Blog Post #2

My last blog was more of a rant about my views on transportation. I hope for this one to be more about the problems I have faced during my car free challenge. The only bus line that I use is…

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Shahin – Blog Post #2

In my last blog post, I briefly reflected on my years of living car-free here in Memphis. In these years, and in the past month, I have endured a myriad of both positive and challenging experiences. While being car-free isn’t…

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Alexandra – Blog Post #2

So these past couple of weeks have not been easy. I have been fighting a particular difficult bout of sinusitis and let me tell you, riding a bike without being able to breathe is a quick reality check! I did…

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Felipe – Blog Post #2

It feels good to be writing a post again! To begin I have to come clean and say that the second half was much more difficult and challenging than the first. Beginning the Car-Free challenge I was really enthusiastic and…

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Mac – Blog Post #2

As I write this, I am reminded that people who use alternative transportation must be good at logic and puzzles. During events, such as races and sporting events, it is sometimes necessary to put buses on detour, and sometimes, unexpected…

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Anna – Blog Post #2

Hello. Anna here again blogging about my car free challenge. I started off commuting with mostly bus and carpooling. However, these last two weeks I have been biking and walking more. First let me say that we most definitely need…

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Darrell – Blog Post #2

Well..the Madison Ave trolley has been taken out of circulation until they investigate the fire situation…so I’ve been on bicycle (pics attached).  The commute to my office is only one mile each way, but who knew that a bike ride…

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Dawn – Blog Post #2

For the most part, everything has been running pretty smoothly for me during this Car-free Challenge.  I have been able to go everywhere that I needed or wanted to go and do everything that I would normally do, from getting…

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Ben – Blog Post #2

For some reason, city biking gets a bad reputation . Most people believe that it is dangerous, time consuming, and only for a certain type of person. In this post, I will try to speak to these issues while using…

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Jessica – Blog Post #2

Video Games, Mary Poppins, Maid of the Mist As you may know, as “model citizens,” we received in our car-free survival kits a schmancy, golf-ready umbrella (why are golf umbrellas so gigantic?(I don’t get it)) with which to face the…

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