Monthly Archives: September 2010

Getting off the ground with a child bike seat

We frequently get questions from parents seeking basic guidance on choosing a bicycle seat (and possibly a bike) for riding with a small child.  This seems like it should be an easy task, but it can be surprisingly difficult to … Continue reading

Posted in Biking, Biking with kids, Child-related issues, How-to, Links and reviews | 41 Comments

Smart phones, Park(ing) day and peer-to-peer carsharing

Friday is PARK(ing) day!  Cambridge is hosting 6 temporary parks in parking spaces up and down Mass Ave this Friday Sept. 17, with hoola hooping, bubbles, live chickens, and more!  Not-so-baby R (he started big kid daycare this week!) and I … Continue reading

Posted in Going and staying carfree | 6 Comments

Being Carfree Means Being More Visible

Americans spend an average of 15 hours a week in a car, at least according to this Arbitron study. That’s like two hours a day! Here at Carfree with Kids, we don’t spend any average time in a car — … Continue reading

Posted in Child-related issues, Our Xtracycle, Problems and issues, Public transportation | Tagged , | 12 Comments