Today’s Solutions: June 13, 2024

Embrace serenity by exploring

Embrace serenity by exploring America's 4 car-free havens

Leave the stress and bustle of modern life behind and enter a world where serenity replaces vehicles. These four gorgeous, car-free communities in the United States provide a unique respite from everyday life. Halibut Cove, Alaska Halibut Cove is a tranquil jewel nestled among Alaska's gorgeous Read More...

Car road transformed into pedestrianised street

Berlin plans to have the world’s largest car-free urban area

In recent years, many cities around the world have become much more aware of the plight of designing our urban spaces with a car-centric mentality. In Europe in particular, cities like Amsterdam, Paris, Barcelona, and Stockholm are well ahead when it comes to reclaiming urban space from cars in Read More...

Alternative transportation is

Alternative transportation is included in the rent at this car-free community

We first wrote about the plans to establish Culdesac Tempe, the US’ first community built on a zero-driving model, back in 2019. Now, the $170 million residential development located just outside Phoenix, Arizona, is getting ready to welcome its first residents in July 2022. When construction is Read More...

Tartu transformed its main str

Tartu transformed its main street into a pedestrian paradise

From Oakland and Seattle to Bogota and York, cities around the world have been showcasing the community-building benefits that come with removing cars from the streets. In another display of car-free living, the Estonian city of Tartu transformed its main street into a pedestrian-friendly paradise Read More...

Cycling and walking to your wo

Cycling and walking to your work can help you live longer

As governments around the world are actively encouraging citizens to skip public transit and instead cycle and walk more during the pandemic, the findings of a massive recent study may actually sway people to do so even after the pandemic. Coming from Imperial College London, the research tapped Read More...

Seattle to make some of its ne

Seattle to make some of its neighborhoods permanently “car-free”

In April, as the pandemic made parks and sidewalks more crowded in Seattle, the city shut down most traffic on a series of streets to help give people more room for exercise or walking to the grocery store. Now, the city plans to make the changes permanent on 20 miles of streets. Like in other Read More...

No wheels, no problem: how to

No wheels, no problem: how to experience iconic natural destinations without a car

Picturesque images of national parks don’t often capture the gridlock that can take over their parking lots and roads during peak seasons. Anyone who has been on a road in Yellowstone during a bear or bison sighting knows how cars can pile up in these beautiful natural spaces. Worry not, if Read More...