Category Archives: True Life Stories of the Carfree

True Life Stories of the Carfree: Leigh and her family of four, West suburbs of Chicago

How is it August already? Our summer has been so filled with fun that we keep getting too distracted to write about. Instead, we’ve got another carfree family for inspiration for us and all of you. Leigh writes below about … Continue reading

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True Life Stories of the Carfree: Annee, Moses, and their 5 kids, near Portland, OR

We’re thrilled to bring you another installment of our continuing series on carfree families, this time featuring a Carfree Family who recently won an Alice Award for outstanding bicycle acheivement! If your family is carfree, we all need your inspiration, so drop … Continue reading

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True Life Stories of the Carfree: Carla, Adam, Rosa (4), and Quincy (2), Seattle WA

Here is the fifth in our series about families living carfree — please let us know if you would like us to feature your family! This installments comes from an interview with Carla Saulter, who is better known as Bus … Continue reading

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True Life Stories of the Carfree– Melanie, Michael, Ryan (4) and Sarah (2). Winnipeg, Manitoba

In the fourth of our series about carfree families (that aren’t us), we turn to Melanie & Michael of Winnipeg, Manitoba, to provide us with some serious inspiration for winter riding as the weather gets colder. Are you a carfree … Continue reading

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True Life Stories of the Carfree — Stacy, Brent, London (9), Elliot (7), Avery(4) & Oliver (1), Huntington WV

As the third in our series about families living carfree (that aren’t us, see also part I and part II), we have a wonderful contribution from Stacy, a mom of four (four!). Her family decreased from two cars to one … Continue reading

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True Life Stories of the Carfree- Mary, Xaq and Darwin (3), Rochester NY

In the second of our series (see part I here) of guest posts and interviews with families (that aren’t us) living carfree, we introduce Mary, Xaq and Darwin (age 3) living completely carfree in Rochester NY, despite some truly impressive … Continue reading

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True Life Stories of the Carfree- Mira, James & Jesse in Arlington, MA

Welcome to the first post in an occasional series about families (that aren’t us) living carfree. We’re hoping to share stories of how families make carfree life work in different areas, using a variety of solutions for transportation and other … Continue reading

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