Anna Gregoline | August 26, 2004
If private ownership of automobiles were impossible, how would your life change?

Lori Lancaster | August 26, 2004
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Scott Hardie | August 27, 2004
It would just be less convenient to get around, especially to St. Petersburg and back twice a week (60 miles). But it wouldn't be so bad; the bus comes close to my apartment and job and grocery already; I just don't feel like taking it.

Jackie Mason | August 27, 2004
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Anna Gregoline | August 27, 2004
We'd be less poor, I know that.

Denise Sawicki | August 29, 2004
Well, I guess I wouldn't take my laundry to my parents' house every week. Kinda hard to take that on a bike. :P Plus who knows how I would see my boyfriend, I doubt there's any public transportation available that goes near his farm. I already walk and bike more than most people though. I hardly ever drive to work or to get groceries or do other errands.

Anthony Lewis | August 29, 2004
Hmmm....being that I live in NYC, and we have a 24-7-365 public transportation system AND I work for that system (meaning I can ride for free), that means I'd have more money! I wouldn't have to buy gas or insurance, and I wouldn't spend money on maintenance. You wouldn't have to feel like you have to impress a girl with your car. Less car accidents on the road. Less traffic. Less polution.

But ultimately I think I'd be miserable...unless I never had to ride the bus ever again. I HATE the bus. Trains? Cool. Bus? Not cool

Melissa Erin | August 30, 2004
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Lori Lancaster | August 30, 2004
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Scott Horowitz | August 30, 2004
let's invent molecular teleportation and get rid of cars. Think how quickly you'll get places :)

Lori Lancaster | August 30, 2004
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Dave Stoppenhagen | August 31, 2004
I I think more of Spaceballs when President Skroob uses it and his head is on backwards.

Scott Hardie | September 1, 2004
One thing would change for me without a car: Not having access to good locally-owned restaurants. I live in a new part of town (approximately 87% of Florida is "a new part of town" at this rate of growth), and there's one lonely local Chinese joint in a sea of Outbacks, KFCs, Atlanta Bread Companies, Carrabbas, Chilis, Applebees... It's depressing.

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