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Forum: Living Car Free 08-24-16, 08:05 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,618
Posted By Dahon.Steve
I think it maybe the opposite. It's those who...

I think it maybe the opposite. It's those who have motorized transport that are moving all over the place. However, if I lived 34 miles from my job, there's no way I'd be living there. If people...
Forum: Living Car Free 08-24-16, 08:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,618
Posted By Dahon.Steve
[/LIST] Wow, Just Wow! You travel in...

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Wow, Just Wow!


You travel in one day what I travel in one week taking the bus and train to work. No wonder envy us! LOL!


Your thread is fair and not like others who come here...
Forum: Living Car Free 08-24-16, 06:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 281
Posted By Dahon.Steve
+1 It's key that no car, truck or bus are...

+1

It's key that no car, truck or bus are allowed on the same road as these open road jitneys. However, there are now electric buses so there's really no need to have a smaller vehicle.

I...
Forum: Living Car Free 08-19-16, 09:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 812
Posted By Dahon.Steve
I don't know if you were aware but heavy duty...

I don't know if you were aware but heavy duty electric wheelchairs cost about $4,000.00 USD. If you wanted to have suspension and off road capabilities, it would bring the price close to $6,000.00...
Forum: Living Car Free 08-19-16, 08:28 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,512
Posted By Dahon.Steve
There are plenty of people like JBHoren and I...

There are plenty of people like JBHoren and I ride the bus with them all the time. During the weekends, I'll sit in the front and watch all the passengers either show their monthly pass and board,...
Forum: Living Car Free 08-09-16, 06:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By Dahon.Steve
Mixed use luxury construction is happening...

Mixed use luxury construction is happening everywhere. In towns all around me, this kind of mixed use construction has become the norm and it's not going away. Cities want upscale restaurants and...
Forum: Living Car Free 08-08-16, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By Dahon.Steve
Wow! The carfree life is spreading and...

Wow!

The carfree life is spreading and I don't see any way it's going to stop. This is going to be luxury construction so it won't be cheap to live there. The days of inexpensive housing...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-30-16, 03:06 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,046
Posted By Dahon.Steve
I was one of those skeptics who thought the New...

I was one of those skeptics who thought the New Jersey Transit Riverline (Camden-Trent train) light rail system was going to be a bus. It turns out the Riverline was one of the most successful...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-28-16, 09:35 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,046
Posted By Dahon.Steve
The streetcar cannot leap frog over you. Once...

The streetcar cannot leap frog over you. Once you pass the vehicle, it must ride behind you.

If you search the web, most of the accidents with the street car have nothing to do with the vehicle...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-28-16, 08:06 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,046
Posted By Dahon.Steve
It's a gift to NYC real estate developers and...

It's a gift to NYC real estate developers and those who buy next that line. You'll be able to work, shop and live along that trolley line. You're home next to that will appreciate about 15-20% in 5...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-28-16, 08:02 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,046
Posted By Dahon.Steve
The bus is actually a greater danger to cyclist...

The bus is actually a greater danger to cyclist than a streetcar. First, you'll notice there are no fatal accidents between the streetcar and the cyclist because the drivers are better trained and...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 07-23-16, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 490
Posted By Dahon.Steve
Rear view mirror like the 3rd Eye and learn to...

Rear view mirror like the 3rd Eye and learn to use it.
Forum: Foo 07-22-16, 11:57 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,155
Posted By Dahon.Steve
I did look again and it was close to 8K in...

I did look again and it was close to 8K in interest. It shouldn't surprise you that there are home owners getting 5K refunds between the state and federal government since the average refund is 3.1K...
Forum: Foo 07-22-16, 11:02 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,155
Posted By Dahon.Steve
Come on. I used to visit HR Block years...

Come on.

I used to visit HR Block years ago but was able to arrive at the same numbers using Turbo Tax. I do know how to prepare taxes since 1992! I actually took the H&R Block tax course...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-20-16, 08:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 655
Posted By Dahon.Steve
Good one. I thought no one on the forum except...

Good one. I thought no one on the forum except me was a closet Joe Jackson fan.
Forum: Living Car Free 07-20-16, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 891
Posted By Dahon.Steve
I don't think he was carrying 70 lbs of groceries...

I don't think he was carrying 70 lbs of groceries either. ;-)
Forum: Foo 07-20-16, 08:04 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,155
Posted By Dahon.Steve
People think home ownership can be expensive but...

People think home ownership can be expensive but as I said before, the government gives you several thousand dollars a year and brings my monthly payment to $1400 a month! That's almost as much as...
Forum: Foo 07-20-16, 07:57 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,155
Posted By Dahon.Steve
The taxes paid on property are deductable and the...

The taxes paid on property are deductable and the government gives it back to you on Schedule A. I paid over 7K in property taxes and the government gave me back 5K. People use that money to fund...
Forum: Foo 07-19-16, 09:04 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,155
Posted By Dahon.Steve
I find the concept of Van dwelling and RV's to be...

I find the concept of Van dwelling and RV's to be intriguing. Yes I am carfree but watching so many people enjoy this nomad lifestyle on YouTube has caught my interest. Maybe 15 years from now when...
Forum: Living Car Free 07-18-16, 09:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 891
Posted By Dahon.Steve
How to Carry 70 Pounds of Groceries on a Bike!

This was funny. Enjoy

https://youtu.be/W_utaitp8L4
Forum: Living Car Free 07-18-16, 09:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 817
Posted By Dahon.Steve
I've known about the East Coast Bike Trail for...

I've known about the East Coast Bike Trail for years (since 2011) because the route goes through Newark New Jersey! Back in May 2011, the city began the process of creating a bike path that crossed...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-14-16, 10:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 371
Posted By Dahon.Steve
The clicking sound will not go away. Only in 1st...

The clicking sound will not go away. Only in 1st grear on the Nexus 3 speed does the clicking go away.
Forum: Living Car Free 07-14-16, 10:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,418
Posted By Dahon.Steve
Kalanic is a visionary. He is also a historian...

Kalanic is a visionary. He is also a historian and saw how the past could have changed the world if only we had let the free market dictate the future of motorized transport. It took 100 years, but...
Forum: Living Car Free 07-10-16, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By Dahon.Steve
That's a good story. She has a number of books...

That's a good story. She has a number of books on Amazon.
Forum: Living Car Free 07-10-16, 07:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,418
Posted By Dahon.Steve
Dave: The past continues to return and...

Dave:

The past continues to return and it's not pointless.

Urber is a another version of a prior transport model that was eliminated 100 years ago not because it was unprofitable or...
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