Car-Free

Atlantic Cities has a rich history in train transportation. Recently, visitors to the Jersey Shore have benefitted in a revival of car-free options for getting to—and around—the area.
May 17, 2014   Philadelphia Inquirer
Ben Adler considers the availability of car-sharing and cab services in maintaining a car-free population.
Mar 29, 2014   Grist
Starting in April, Houston will close 2.5 miles of streets to automobile traffic between 11 am and 3 pm. Additional street closures will follow in May.
Mar 12, 2014   Houston Chronicle
Rome's new mayor spent two decades in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, and he's bringing lessons learned while living car-free in the United States to help solve Rome's traffic problems.
Dec 17, 2013   philly.com
Andy Singer is an alternative transportation advocate that uses cartoons, rather than written diatribes or combative slideshows, to argue against America's auto-oriented environments and policies.
Oct 5, 2013   The Atlantic Cities
Traversing Los Angeles without a car can be a pain compared to cities like New York or Boston. But avowed "foot soldier" Alissa Walker offers 6 simple ways to live a healthier, happier, and wealthier life in Los Angeles simply by ditching the car.
Apr 2, 2013   Los Angeles Magazine
If you happen to find yourself in LA anytime soon, for a conference perhaps, Alissa Walker explores Nathan Landau's new book, "Car-Free Los Angeles and Southern California", which provides a wonderful guide to enjoying the city without using a car.
Apr 14, 2012   LA Weekly
Mary E. Morrison reports on a precipitous drop in the percentage of renters leasing parking spaces in new downtown Chicago residential buildings, causing developers to rethink the way they build and market their buildings.
Mar 30, 2012   Crain's Chicago Business
Drawing on 2010 Census data, the Coalition for Smarter Growth highlights the prevalence of alternative transportation in the nation's capital.
Feb 22, 2012   Greater Greater Washington
More than a quarter of D.C. households are car-free, federal data shows. The diverse options such as an efficient public transportation, bike share and Zipcar program make it easier for residents to ditch their cars.
Sep 13, 2011   The Washington Post
Bolivia took two million cars off the street in nine cities during the "National Day of the Pedestrian." The event arrived when President Evo Morales' government plans to build a highway through the Amazon rainforest, the BBC reports.
Sep 6, 2011   BBC