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Bikesharing in Philadelphia 

I made a stop in the Philadelphia during my recent East Coast trip and got to try out Indego, their bikesharing program. I downloaded the Indego app before arriving in the City of Brotherly Love.  The app looked great!  It clearly showed all of the bike hubs, and also indicated how many bikes and available […]

Car-Free Living with an Injured Knee

Not a day would go by where I would wonder how I would get by if I experienced an injury or serious illness.  The thought would creep into my head as I would make the .7 mile walk to Figueroa St. to catch the 81 bus to work, and then walk another half mile up […]

SuperShuttle vs. LAX Flyaway: Which is the Better Airport Shuttle?

Getting to the airport is never an easy feat. Fortunately, Los Angeles has many options to get to LAX. There are remote airport lots, if you feel like paying an arm and a leg to have your car sleep there. Or you could sweet talk a friend into picking you up, but that could result […]

2014 Year in Review for LA’s Car-Free Commuter

Hello dear readers!  I’ve been on a brief break for the holidays, but I’m back!  I was in Milwaukee for a week over Christmas and received quite the surprise to see temperatures some days were warmer there than in Los Angeles.  I’m glad to be back in LA-LA Land and ready for more Metro adventures in […]

Finding a Way Home After the Phone Battery Dies

Smartphones are the Swiss Army knives of green commuting.  With a smartphone, a commuter can find out when the next bus comes using the Metro app.  Google Maps will generate the best route for bikers, walkers or metro riders.  Ride sharing apps like Lyft and Uber will bring a driver to your location to give […]

Halloween and Dia de los Muertos Weekend: Part one

Halloween weekend is great.  I love putting on costumes or face paint and having fun.  This year, Halloween landed on a Friday with Dia de Los Muertos celebrations throughout the weekend.  Los Angeles does it right. This week, I will be posting three blogs about each day of the weekend I had filled with celebration.  […]

First Year of My Car-Free Lifestyle

Today marks an important milestone in my life.  One year ago, I sold my car. Four months before selling my car, I got a job in DTLA and starting taking Metro to work.  I go out in DTLA more than any other part of town, so I was already in the habit of taking the […]