Sightline Series

The Year of Living Car-lessly Experiment

After the demise of their family Volvo, Sightline director Alan Durning and his family decided to try living car-free for one year. In this series, Alan explores the benefits and dilemmas from being a car-less family with three kids. Readers from across the region (and other Sightline staffers) are chiming in with their experiences, questions, and tips on living car-lessly.

Posts on The Year of Living Car-lessly Experiment

38. Pimp Your Ride IV

California passes first-in-nation carsharing insurance bill.

37. Pimp Your Ride III, Oregon Edition

Removing insurance barriers to personal car sharing.

36. Pimp Your Ride, II

New car-sharing businesses launching, Sacramento clearing path.

35. Bringing it Home

One couple's story of car-lessness.

34. Scooter-ful?

Are motor scooters clean or dirty? Both.

33. How Is That Car-less Family?

The year of living wifelessly.

32. Car-ful?

Give up car-lessness for Rob Lowe's plug-in?

31. Taxing the Car-less

A special tax on car-sharing? Seriously?!

30. What’s Your Walk Score?

Walkshed Maps, at Last!

29. High-tech Hitchhiking II

Sign up now to text for rides.