Having No Car, and Plenty of Cars

Bill Fulton writes about the conveniences of not having a car in San Diego—using the infrastructure of cars available to rent, with and without drivers.

"Ever since I moved to San Diego last year without owning a car, people have felt sorry for me. They offer me rides. They wonder where I buy groceries. They ask me how I feel about being nature-deprived. They ask me how I can stand to ride the bus. I usually smile and nod and acknowledge what they are saying and tell them it really isn’t so bad. I rarely tell them that they are making a fundamental mistake: They are equating owning a car with using a car."

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