I got rid of my car months ago to save the environment, but it was much more difficult than expected and I’m reluctant to drive again, he writes Graham Lawton
November 11, 2020
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In February, before the coronavirus epidemic turned into a pandemic, I took the plunge and let go of my car. I thought it wouldn’t be a big sacrifice: I live in London, just a few minutes’ walk from three tube stations and countless bus stops. I own a bike. There are taxis and Ubers; Supermarkets deliver. I joined a car sharing program and provided the no inconsiderable amount of money I spent to keep my car on the road to help fund my future in eco-friendly transportation.
Then the lockdown happened and it suddenly felt like a victim to be car free. I …