Carla Saulter

Carla Saulter is a carfree writer from Seattle, Washington. She writes the blog Bus Chick, Transit Authority, in which she chronicles her experiences as a person who uses gas stations only for restroom emergencies.

Urban Family Values

Moving to the suburbs for your kids? Think again

Folks, if you live in a sprawling, autocentric community that requires you to drive your kids to the supermarket to buy their organic produce and to the local playfield to get their exercise, you're not doing them -- or the planet -- any favors.

Urban Family Values

Why public transportation is good for kids

It's become part of the collective American belief system that cars are the preferred (if not the only acceptable) mode of transportation for our children. But my family is taking the road less traveled by.

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