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  • Miles and Miles : Undriving & Undriver Licensing
    Oct 8th Undrive a thon or no we always do a lot of walking biking and busing back and forth between our house and the surrounding neighborhoods of Ballard Fremont Phinney and Greenwood So what we really love about our car fast is that it pushes us to explore destinations that in other months would definitely be car trips Today s destination Seward Park The timing was tricky for this 26 mile round trip adventure Beija is still napping twice a day usually between 10 11 30ish and again at 3 30 and at her current age definitely sleeps best at home Gone are the days of sleeping soundly in the Ergo or the stroller That leaves us a pretty small travel window in the middle of each day Lunch on the Light Rail It took some advance planning and prep for this 4 bus light rail excursion but we lucked out when Beija woke up at 11 45 and we were able to make our 12 03 bus to downtown The goal was to be at Seward Park as close to 1pm as possible Our hope was to make it to the start line of Miles for Midwives a fun run to raise funds and awareness for Washington state midwives women and family healthcare being another cause very dear to our hearts The timing was a little off but we did make it to the awesome new play structure around 1 30 luckily just a few steps from the finish line Our family was all smiles when our friend and midwife Geraldine Lee of Fremont Midwifery finished in the top 10 and gave B a huge victory hug Our Ode to Geraldine could fill pages and pages but here are just a few topical Undriving highlights this incredible gal

    Original URL path: http://undriving.org/miles-and-miles (2016-04-30)
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  • Homecoming : Undriving & Undriver Licensing
    La Presse Montreal Article in soitu es Madrid Marie Claire in Spain Newsletters Blogroll FieldTrips NewsFlash Undriver Stories Undriver Videos Woulda Missed If Driving You are here Home Blogroll Homecoming Homecoming October 7 2011 by Cynthia Filed under Blogroll The Levine Family Leave a Comment Today nothing happened Okay a lot happened but the moment we were waiting for came around 6 03pm when Mike returned home after a week

    Original URL path: http://undriving.org/homecoming (2016-04-30)
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  • Trike Bike to No Road : Undriving & Undriver Licensing
    NewsFlash Undriver Stories Undriver Videos Woulda Missed If Driving You are here Home Blogroll Trike Bike to No Road Trike Bike to No Road October 6 2011 by Cynthia Filed under Blogroll The Levine Family Leave a Comment I stopped by the Ballard Market on my bike commute home this afternoon and took a quick pic of the cool ride I parked next to As luck would have it I ended up meeting the owner on the way out The owner Ben turned out to be an affable New Yorker now living in Seattle He described his trike as a dog of a sort folks are always striking up conversations with him because of his bike aka the 24 Electrik Motion Tricycle Another woulda missed if driving moment came as I was cycling the last few blocks home I spied a Honda Element with a prominent bumper sticker one which warranted a quick u turn in the middle of the street Yes the turning radius on my Red Line is sweet Is it possible for the pro development culture of Alaska to just say no to road building Apparently the Cordova AK community is saying it http www alaska com 2008 10 20 2597 cordova no road no problem html Lots of issues here just one plane and ferry use to import supplies vs overall environmental impact of road building but one thing is certain these small communities are sublime One of my favorite places in the world is Halibut Cove Alaska just a 30 minute boat ride from my home town of Homer Halibut Cove is a small artist community with absolutely no roads only boardwalks and walking trails piers and pilings A llama once stealthily followed me down a boardwalk until its owner came chasing after it her

    Original URL path: http://undriving.org/trike-bike-to-no-road (2016-04-30)
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  • 5-in-1 : Undriving & Undriver Licensing
    Claire in Spain Newsletters Blogroll FieldTrips NewsFlash Undriver Stories Undriver Videos Woulda Missed If Driving You are here Home Blogroll 5 in 1 5 in 1 October 5 2011 by Cynthia Filed under Blogroll The Levine Family 1 Comment Day 5 Wed Oct 5th Always good to start the day off with a hearty breakfast before biking to meetings The only delta between Beija s breakfast and mine One less egg You go little go girl Beija getting a start on her 2 egg breakfast Just back from a meeting with Undriving s founder Day 4 Tues Oct 4th Took a short break from Undrive a thon logistics to stroll around the neighborhood with my girl Beija is turning into quite the walker AND has empathy for those who would rather ride Kitty cat is relaxing in the mini stroller with water onboard of course Beija s Undriving motto hydrate Day 3 Mon Oct 3rd Day number three and first full day without Mike at home We miss you sweetie Day 2 Sun Oct 2nd Our attempt at a Second Annual October car fast was slightly derailed by some unexpected and very last minute work travel for Mike But leave it to my man to show his commitment by biking to Shilshole see Day 1 and then biking back to the house in just enough time to catch the 28 downtown to transfer to Light Rail in order to get to the airport in time for a flight to California On the plus side all this jet fuel is getting used for something that in my mind is a whole lot better than say flying across the country for a 2 hour meeting He s attending a week long development intensive along with 20 or so of his colleagues that

    Original URL path: http://undriving.org/5-in-1 (2016-04-30)
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  • Cynthia : Undriving & Undriver Licensing
    Article in Worldchanging Article in La Presse Montreal Article in soitu es Madrid Marie Claire in Spain Newsletters Blogroll FieldTrips NewsFlash Undriver Stories Undriver Videos Woulda Missed If Driving You are here Home Archives for Cynthia Day 1 Ready Set Go October 1 2011 by Cynthia Filed under Blogroll The Levine Family Leave a Comment Day one like many days of late was all about the home office I ve

    Original URL path: http://undriving.org/author/cynthia/page/2 (2016-04-30)
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  • Undriving does Bumbershoot! : Undriving & Undriver Licensing
    does Bumbershoot Undriving does Bumbershoot August 8 2011 by Amelia Filed under NewsFlash Leave a Comment This Labor Day weekend look for Undriving at Bumbershoot our biggest event yet The Undriver Licensing Station will be drawing the crowds at Seattle s famous music and arts festival September 3 5 from 11am 8pm Find us at the Seattle Center gathered together with other exhibitors from the aLIVe project a Low Impact Vehicle exploration coordinated by artist Cheryl dos Remedios Bring your friends and come get licensed or even better volunteer with us Help us license Undrivers We d love your energy and enthusiasm and in return you ll receive a free pass for that day at Bumbershoot 45 value as well as eight free METRO bus tickets Simply pick a shift to work 11am 3 30pm or 3 30 8pm Sat Sun and Mon and email us This is an opportunity not to pass up Also at Bumbershoot Check out Undriving s debut in the 1 Reel Film Festival where a series of three Undriver video stories will be showcased on Sept 4 at 1pm Thanks to aL IVe and 4Culture for enabling Undriving to be part of this film fest

    Original URL path: http://undriving.org/undriving-bumbershoot (2016-04-30)
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  • Undrivers Swap Advice on Biking With Babies : Undriving & Undriver Licensing
    Comment Undriving s Facebook community is a wealth of wisdom You can post your Undriving questions and get useful responses from your fellow Undrivers One mother recently asked for ideas on bicycling with her baby Read on for the thread of replies posted on Undriving s Facebook Undriving Bike w baby An Undriver with a 10 month old is ready to invest in a bike trailer or maybe even a cargo bike Any advice recommendations or experiences to share Todd Edelman www workcycles com www urbanarrow com With cargo bikes you can talk to your kids and their re sale value is high The disadvantage is that street level storage is necessary Two wheeled bikes take a bit of getting used to but ride much better than three wheelers Marge Evans Check out two great blogs Madi s at http familyride wordpres s com and Anne s at http carfreedays com Anne s been at it for 4 years Garret Parsons I would go with the Big Dummy The whole Extracycle thing is very well thought out with lots of accessories Child seats and all Chrissy Byrne We got a Stokemonkey for our Big Dummy since we live in a hilly area We look forward to using the PeaPod in better weather and when he gets bigger but for now we have him in a Burley Solo and we feel better about his protection from the elements Jessica Roberts Good resources see Bikeportland s Carfree Families column and numerous Urbanmamas com articles see Gearing Up for Biking links in right sidebar See also a recent Momentum Magazine article called Biking with Newborns Todd Edelman The other nice thing about three wheeled bikes I like the Nihola is the ability to go really really slowly This is an advantage for e

    Original URL path: http://undriving.org/biking-with-babies (2016-04-30)
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  • Undriver Licensing at Portland’s Sunday Parkways : Undriving & Undriver Licensing
    car free streets extravaganza in one of the undriving est cities is a natural fit for Undriver Licensing On Sunday July 24 you ll find us right by the Waterfront Park Bowl in downtown Portland amid 6 4 miles of car free streets Visit the Undriver Licensing Station and get your very own Undriver License on the spot just make a pledge to reduce your car use in the coming month Take it on as an experiment and see what happens Already committed Undrivers pledge to support others in driving less like taking a non bus riding friend on a bus ride helping someone plan a transit or bike route or fixing up a neighbor s bike One man pledged to teach an adult to ride a bike All ages welcome Show your commitment to reducing car use with your own personalized Undriver License We ll have plenty of props for you to choose from to express yourself in your photo have your license your way All ages welcome 5 suggested donation Hang your license from your commute bag and show it to friends it makes a great conversation starter with people on the bus or in the bike lane One Undriver reported I feel like you gave us permission to raise the issue with others Yes We re all in this together Undriver Licensing Station at Sunday Parkways Sunday July 24 11am 4pm Waterfront Park just west of the Bowl Undriving is a Seattle based non profit dedicated to reducing car use through individual behavior change Founded in 2007 Undriving has licensed over 6 000 Undrivers at festivals workplaces and schools Undriving is highly effective 75 of Undrivers surveyed report establishing a lasting new transportation habit We are working to put this engaging and proven program into the hands

    Original URL path: http://undriving.org/sunday-parkways (2016-04-30)
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