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Video: Doug Sold His Car and Learned to Ride

AARP RI brings us the story of Doug, a Providence resident who has voluntarily given up his car. In a new video by AARP, Elmwood resident Doug Victor explains how he “retired” his car and now depends on RIPTA, his bike, and his “good two feet” to provide nearly all his transportation needs. Surprisingly, he […]

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Car Culture Unsustainable

ecoRI looks at the unsustainability of our car dependency and how public transit is short changed. Last week, GrowSmart’s John Flaherty spoke on a panel at the Apeiron Institute for Sustainable Living with RIPTA Assistant General Manager Mark Therrien and the co-author of “Carjacked: The Culture of the Automobile and its Effects on Our Lives” […]

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