Flipping the Transportation Heirarchy

March 15, 2010 by  
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Flipping the Transportation Heirarchy

Undriver #2,421:  Joel Flachsbart “I grew up in the suburbs of Portland, Oregon and moved to New Orleans after college to teach middle school math.  While in New Orleans I lived, serendipitously, only two blocks from the school where I taught AND a wonderful grocery store.  For the first time in my life, I could […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Bicycling Toward Car-freedom

November 20, 2009 by  
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Undriver #185: John Streich John has gotten licensed three times, and has volunteered to help license Undrivers.  John recognizes that Undriving is an ongoing practice – and he’s already thinking about his next pledge! I first signed up for Undriving two years ago. It was a successful month and I did continue to use my […]

Not Driving Enough? No Such Thing

September 5, 2009 by  
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Undriver #2,611:  Ann Rodgers “Perhaps you can help me with my conundrum,” Ann Rodgers wrote in an email to Undriving last week, after reading about the program in the Ballard News Tribune. “I’m an Undriver, even though I didn’t know there was such a thing!” Ann was having trouble with her emission test for her […]

Undriving: “We and the Earth are worth it”

June 26, 2008 by  
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We got this message from an enthusiastic Undriver who got licensed at Sustainable West Seattle’s Festival: Hey all, I’m writing to report what a success Undriving has been for me! It is so helpful to have made the pledge to walk all places possible in my West Seattle neighborhood. Each day, I consider where I […]

Sampling of Stories from Surveys

June 1, 2008 by  
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New Patterns established as a result of Undriving program: • The biggest thing is being much more willing to bike in the rain – got good rain gear and got over the idea that it was too uncomfortable. • I am now busing to work everyday. We leave our car parked for five days a […]

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