10 Cities Where You Can Live Without a Car
There are lots of benefits to owning a car, not the least of which is being able to travel whenever and wherever you want. But that flexibility doesn't seem to sway many millennials, who increasingly are moving to big cities in part to avoid the expense and responsibility of car ownership and the hassles of traffic. Even with gas prices falling, AAA pegged the average cost of owning a car in 2015 at about $8,700 a year, or $725 a month. If you count yourself among those who would prefer living without a car, here are 10 cities where getting around is a snap without owning your own wheels. They range from large metropolitan areas with extensive infrastructure to smaller cities where public transit doesn't reach every corner, but the cost of living is much lower and the downtown promotes walking or biking.