Today I was heading to the Greyhound Station, to catch a bus to Leavenworth where I’ll be presenting and doing Undriver LIcensing™. Could I wrestle all my stuff to the Metro bus stop? Probably, but I opted for a cab instead. (Sometimes a cab is a useful part of an Undriving journey!) Cab rides can […]
Was walking past my neighborhood park and this stencil caught my eye: Great inspiration to be found while Undriving!
I met this lively woman on the bus the other day, and admired her nifty Brompton folding bike. “Thanks,” she replied, as she rang the bell for her stop: “It’s my wheelchair.” Huh? How so? “I have a bad foot, and it hurts me to walk,” she explained. “But I can bike!” She was off […]
Saw this guy while riding the bus on June 18 (Fremont Solstice Parade, anyone?). When he got off the bus, he started walking “backwards” – looking over his shoulder frequently! I just love all the sights I see while Undriving, that I would have missed if speeding along in a car. What are YOU spotting […]
Kayaks are big bulky things to move about – you need a car for that, right? Wrong! I was bicycling on the Burke-Gilman Trail near Fremont this week when I came upon this man out walking his kayak (with the help of a little trailer). Of course I stopped to talk with him. Jeremy enjoys […]
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.
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