Articles by 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.
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.
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.