Tuesday, August 29, 2006

Live Well Without a Car - Getting Media Attention



Chris Balish's new book is getting some serious play in the mainstream media in the USA.

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Los Angeles Living, Without a Car
National Public Radio

Morning Edition, August 15, 2006 · Chris Balish is the author of the forthcoming book How to Live Well Without Owning a Car: Save Money, Breathe Easier, and Get More Mileage Out of Life. He talks with Renee Montagne about how to live without a car, even in Los Angeles.

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How To Live Without A Car
NBC-4 Los Angeles

SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Could you get through the day without your car? Before you say, "no way," NBC4's Kelly Mack shows you one man who says it can be done -- even in Los Angeles.

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Carless in California
KQED Forum

Forum discusses living in California without owning a car.

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The Book's website

1 comment:

Ridester.com said...

It's definitely possible to live without a car. Within the city, riding a bicycle or the bus works great.

Getting out of town is the tough part. Until recently, the only viable way to do so was Greyhound or Amtrak. I'm on a crusade to change that with a new service (still in Beta) my company recently unveiled called Ridester.com.

It's basically an Ebay-like marketplace for passenger space. If people are driving from one town to another, they can finally sell their empty passenger space to people traveling along the same route who are willing to pay the driver's price. Pretty simple. Pretty powerful.

I've also been Blogging about it.