Getting by without a car

Most people will tell us that today, there is no way you can get by without a car, and especially if you live in a big city. Well, that isn’t quite the truth, because we did some testing, and we figured out that getting by without a car is extremely easy. And not only that; it will save you some time you lose while waiting for the traffic, it will save you some money you would usually spend on gas, it will get you in better shape (at least some of these forms of getting by without a car will), etc. So, without any further ado, let’s see how you can get by without a car in a big city.

1. Use a Bike

Bicycles are a great way for getting around the city. They are usually cheap (at least cheaper than most transportation means), they will let you save a lot of money you would usually spend on gas and car repairs, and they will get you in great shape, because cycling to work, class, or to a meeting would give you the exercise your body badly needs, and especially if you have a desk job. You can use the bike to get around the cars that are stuck in traffic, which will make you get to your destination a lot quicker than by a car. All you need to do is to take good care of your bike, and to park it in a secure place, because they do get stolen a lot.

2. Take the Bus

Probably every city in the world has its own busses that take you to any place in the city from any place in the city. This is great because these busses usually don’t cost that much and you can get off wherever you want. Also, you won’t be polluting the environment with your car, and you will never have to worry about the parking, about whether your parking space is safe, about the gas, etc. So, if you want to save some money and save your environment, the bus is the best way to go about.

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3. Take the Train

Trans work pretty much the same as the busses we’ve mentioned above, and if your city has a train line, you can go ahead and take it. This will make you feel just like a regular person; and besides, you’ll get to meet all kinds of people while you’re there.

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4. Take a Walk

If you do not live that far from the place you wish to go, why not take a walk? Walking has almost gone extinct due to the fact that we have all other alternative means of transport. Besides the fact that walking will help you get in shape and will help you get some exercise, it will also help you save money you would usually spend on gas or on bus or train ticket,  and it will help you save the environment – but not like in the case of taking a bus, when you’re replacing one fossil fuel user with another; here, there are no fossil fuels and no damages to our surroundings.