Undriving™ Goes to Redmond

June 28, 2010 by  
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Undriving™ Goes to Redmond

UndrivingTM is excited to be partnering with the City of Redmond and R-TRIP for the Redmond Summer UndrivingTM Challenge.  The 8-week long program will kick off with the Undriver Licensing Station appearing at the IMPACT Eco-Fair on July 10th from 10 am-6 pm.  We’ll be issuing Undriver LicensesTM to people who pledge to reduce car […]

100 Miles, 100 Days, 100 Legs

May 16, 2010 by  
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100 Miles, 100 Days, 100 Legs

Undriver #3,867: Colleen Haggerty Meet Colleen Haggerty: she’s an Undriver from Bellingham, WA, who recently took advantage of our Online Licensing Station to receive her Undriver License. Colleen has been an amputee for 32 years, and she is currently raising money for the Prosthetic Outreach Foundation, with the goal of funding 100 legs for amputees […]

The Little Red School Bus

February 25, 2010 by  
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The Little Red School Bus

This was a welcome sight in my neighborhood – a family bike-pooling to school, all on one bike!  It’s a trusty Workcycles Bakfiets cargo bike.  “We call it the Little Red School Bus,” the mom of three said.  Rain or shine, this bus gets the kids to school and home again, carbon-free.

My Son Loves His Undriver License Too

February 25, 2010 by  
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My Son Loves His Undriver License Too

Undriver #1874:  Soren, age 3 Soren was excited to get licensed to Undrive at the Sustainable Ballard Festival. Initially, he wanted the license because it was “pretty cool,” and because he loves all things with wheels. However, while waiting in line he began to chat with his mom, Kimberly, about what their Undriving pledge would […]

Bike Helmet as Wearable Art

February 25, 2010 by  
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Bike Helmet as Wearable Art

I met this man while walking home from the grocery store one day.  When I commented on his highly visible helmet, he said his wife and kids each had one like it.  “Why have just an ordinary helmet,” he asked.  Why indeed?  -Julia Field

Undriving Stories Project funded by 4Culture

February 24, 2010 by  
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Undriving Stories Project funded by 4Culture

a LOW IMPACT VEHICLE exploration (aLIVe) In December 2009, 4Culture posted a call for ideas to inspire and engage the broader community in a conversation about transportation. The aLIVe project aims to spark interaction across disciplines, showcase ideas and suggest action around issues of energy, livability and design. At Undriving we were immediately interested.  The Undriver Licensing […]

Doing Business by Bike

February 24, 2010 by  
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Doing Business by Bike

Undriver #2415: Steve Richmond Steve Richmond’s Undriving story starts way back in 1988 – when his beloved VW caught on fire on the freeway!  The shock of seeing his car go up in flames, combined with a new concern about global warming, propelled him to make some major lifestyle changes and live without a car. […]

More teens choosing to wait on driver’s licenses

January 13, 2010 by  
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More teens choosing to wait on driver’s licenses

This is encouraging news… great article on a growing trend. Part of the cause is increased requirements and costs for getting licensed – but I’m struck by how little it matters to some teenagers today.  True confessions:  I got my driver’s license on my 16th birthday!  -Julia Field

Accidental Undriver (there are no accidents?)

January 9, 2010 by  
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Accidental Undriver (there are no accidents?)

Undriver #1: Julia Field The concept of Undriving was born in May, 2007…..and the Undriver Licensing Station launched in September, 2007.  Three years before that, I had a car accident that changed my life…..for the better, much to my surprise! -Julia Field, Undriving Founder/Director   Live without a car??? This might seem like a radical […]