Carless in OKC

Carless in OKC
8:50 am
Thu December 18, 2014

Choosing Bicycles Over Cars

People who choose to go without a vehicle in Oklahoma City choose bicycles as an alternative form of transportation.

In this week’s Carless in OKC, John and Elizabeth Tankard talk about how motorists can keep cyclists safe.

What does it take to live without a car in OKC?  The Tankards are trying to find out. You can read all about their experiences at carlessinokc.blogspot.com.

Carless in OKC
9:29 am
Thu December 11, 2014

The Impact of Cars on the Environment

People who choose to go without a vehicle in Oklahoma City choose bicycles as an alternative form of transportation.

In this week’s Carless in OKC, John and Elizabeth Tankard talk about how motorists can keep cyclists safe.


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Carless in OKC
1:57 pm
Thu December 4, 2014

Go Green and See More Green

Going without a vehicle in one of the largest cities in the country provides an opportunity to visit some of the green spaces around the metro.

John and Elizabeth Tankard talk about their experiences in this week’s Carless in OKC.


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Carless in OKC
8:40 am
Thu November 20, 2014

A Look at Alternative Transportation in OKC

We’ve all heard the term alternative transportation, but what does it actually mean?

John and Elizabeth Tankard break the options down for us in this week’s Carless in OKC.


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Carless in OKC
8:40 am
Thu November 13, 2014

Cost of Owning a Car in Oklahoma

In this week’s Carless in OKC, Oklahomans and cars seem to go together like peanut butter and jelly, but what is it really costing us?

The answer might surprise you.


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Carless in OKC
7:15 am
Thu November 6, 2014

Avoiding Auto-Pedestrian Accidents

Getting hit by a car while walking isn’t as rare as you might think it is....especially when you’re trying to go Carless in OKC.

Here’s John and Elizabeth Tankard.


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Carless in OKC
7:15 am
Thu October 30, 2014

A Vehicle Option for the Carless in OKC

Choosing to go without a vehicle in the Oklahoma City area, doesn’t always mean going completely without a car.

John and Elizabeth Tankard explain the options available to those choosing to go Carless in OKC.


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Carless in OKC
7:14 am
Thu October 23, 2014

The Negative Opinion of OKC Public Transit

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Going without a vehicle in Oklahoma City means finding another means of getting around town. Sometimes this could mean some form of public transportation.

Unfortunately, many people frown upon these modes of travel.


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Carless in OKC
8:40 am
Thu October 9, 2014

Gang Violence and Its Effects on Walkability

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It’s no secret that poverty is a big problem in Oklahoma. Low-income neighborhoods gain reputations as “bad” parts of town because of gang violence and resulting disrepair. This reputation becomes a self-perpetuating truth because no one does anything to change it.

This week, Carless in OKC looks at how to break the cycle.


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Carless in OKC
8:40 am
Thu October 2, 2014

The Distance We Drive Could Be Measured in Light Years

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Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Stillwater and other metro areas in Oklahoma are known for heavy auto traffic. But have you stopped to think exactly how much ground our population covers in their vehicles? It might surprise you.

This week’s Carless in OKC takes a look at the numbers.


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