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  • News & Events : Undriving & Undriver Licensing
    Get Involved Make an Undriving Pledge Order an Undriver License Get Licensed at an Event Start a Program Donate News Events In the News Interview on Peak Moment TV Article in New York Times TEDx Talk by Julia Field 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 News Events News Events Since our launch in fall of 2007 the Undriver Licensing Station has been at over 100 events around the region issuing Undriver Licenses to people of all ages Undriving is a sticky idea that communicates instantly and it has captured the imagination of people all over the world We have been covered by the press in English French and Spanish what s next Undriver Licensing is not only fun it actually works Our research demonstrates that this playful engaging process that invites curiosity and resourcefulness actually leads to people changing their driving behavior And even better they naturally start influencing others to do the same by showing their Undriver Licenses and talking with others about getting creative about getting around What s better than

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  • In the News : Undriving & Undriver Licensing
    to Marie Claire Magazine in Spain Worldchanging deemed Undriving Bright Green Follow the links below to see what people are saying about this budding social movement Undriving is based on a simple notion driving less is both beneficial and doable And instead of finger wagging the program engages the whole community with a focus on having fun Now that s a change Worldchanging One of my favorite parts of the aLIVe exhibition was not a sculpture but a social sculpture the Undriver Licensing Station Jen Graves The Stranger Slog TEDx Talk by Julia Field Part of TEDx The Evergreen State College Hello Climate Change Re Thinking the Unthinkable 4 16 2012 Crosscut Ditch the Car and Flash your Undriver s License A Seattle artist transforms the challenge of driving less into the joy of Undriving and gives undrivers something to show for it 4 12 2012 New York Times This writeup in the Wheels column of the NYT s Automotive section is titled Undriving org Combatting the Associative Guilt of Car Love 12 9 11 Interview on Peak Moment Television This 27 minute piece on features Undriving founder Julia Field and the Undriver Licensing Station in action Nov 2010 produced Nov 2011 Car Free or Carless Listen to Undriving Founder Julia Field discuss this issue with Ross Reynolds on KUOW s The Conversation No Keys No Car No Problem The Planet Magazine Western Washington University Bellingham Fall 2009 Undriver License 9 in 68 ways to make 2010 your best year yet Seattle Metropolitan Magazine Undriving mentioned in Huffington Post The Trend An Undriving License published in Marie Claire Magazine Spain Get Your License But the One for Un Driving published in Spain click here for translation Seattle to the World Undriving in Worldchanging Undriving Ballard Next the World in Ballard

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  • Interview on Peak Moment TV : Undriving & Undriver Licensing
    New York Times TEDx Talk by Julia Field 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 News Events In the News Interview on Peak Moment TV Interview on Peak Moment TV In November 2010 Undriving founder Julia Field was interviewed by Janaia Donaldson of Peak

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  • Article in New York Times : Undriving & Undriver Licensing
    Event Start a Program Donate News Events In the News Interview on Peak Moment TV Article in New York Times TEDx Talk by Julia Field 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 News Events In the News Article in New York Times Article in

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  • TEDx Talk by Julia Field : Undriving & Undriver Licensing
    News Interview on Peak Moment TV Article in New York Times TEDx Talk by Julia Field 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 News Events In the News TEDx Talk by Julia Field TEDx Talk by Julia Field Undriving Founder Julia Field participated in

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  • Article in Worldchanging : Undriving & Undriver Licensing
    in New York Times TEDx Talk by Julia Field 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 News Events In the News Article in Worldchanging Article in Worldchanging Here s an excerpt from the article on Undriving in Worldchanging April 27 2009 It is part of the series Seattle to the World 100 Best Innovations from the Emerald City Click here to read the full piece Why it s Worldchanging Every successful initiative to reduce driving reduces carbon emissions lowers our dependency on oil and minimizes congestion But the uniqueness and character of Undriving is what stands out By taking an everyday item the drivers license and reminding users that they don t need to make driving their car such a central part of their life and identity the Undriver License encourages people to imagine complete mobility that goes far beyond cars And instead of finger wagging the program engages the whole community with a focus on having fun People are beginning to realize the joys of biking outside or interacting with the community that

    Original URL path: http://undriving.org/news-and-events/undriving-in-the-news/article-in-worldchanging (2016-04-30)
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  • Article in La Presse – Montreal : Undriving & Undriver Licensing
    a 500 000 house as well as offices artists spaces and architects offices The guarantee of Green Cleaning Seattle Eco Maid Our products BioKleen brand are natural we recycle our bottles and we re use our towels summarizes Gea The young woman and her husband live in the suburbs of Seattle They are vegetarians They essentially eat organic food and the eggs of their chickens which are legal to keep and very hip in Seattle emphasizes Gea As for their house it s heated with biodiesel But Gea who has a car is far from claiming that she is perfect in her environmental habits Look at my coffee she says looking at the cardboard container The young woman was born in Cleveland in the state of Ohio For the young girl who worked in a natural food store from the age of 15 it was normal to move to Seattle Seattle is a bubble in the US It s super here It s true that Seattle breathes quality of life There are many yoga centers restaurants with local organic food and farmers markets including the famous Pike Place Market The green movement it s not the government it s the people says Gea Is it a trend to be green Maybe but the fact that it s hip gives it great exposure she replies Undriver Licenses Scott Thomsen spokesperson for the electric utility Seattle City Light had warned us You have to attribute the environmental success of Seattle to the community People want to be green and that s translated in their behaviors But La Presse The Press the name of this paper didn t expect to find so many people like Gea Or like Julia Field a woman who decided to involve herself in a green group in Seattle

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  • Article in soitu.es – Madrid : Undriving & Undriver Licensing
    who are motivated to share the vehicle with more people to go to work All with the aim of little by little leaving aside this polluting vehicle The organization doesn t impose what each person must do rather each one designs his or her own commitments to reduce CO2 emissions Of course the basic requirement is to burn less and less gasoline says Julia Once you have your aims clear you only have to pose behind a mural in the form of a card and smile for the camera In a few minutes the card comes out the printer Along with the cards they also pass out free bus tickets and various helpers advise on the alternatives forms of sustainable transport For Julia this program is giving very good results Once we ve given out the cards in the following days we do an online follow up and the results reflect that more than 90 of the participants who respond to the survey fulfill their commitments and 70 have permanently adopted the changes in lifestyle The next step the organization is working on is to raise this initiative to a national and international level by Internet As of today this Seattle group has distributed more than 2 700 licenses to people between 2 and 82 years There are many stories behind each of these cards which with a small gesture have contributed to reducing the use of a highly polluting vehicle like the car Julia was one of the first to put herself in front of the camera to get her Undriving License Four and a half years ago this United Statesian had a traffic accident Her Honda Civic was totaled and it was then that Julia decided not to replace it with a new one nor to repair it Since I ve been getting around Seattle by bus I ve discovered marvelous advantages now I don t spend money on gas insurance or repairs but not only that now I interact more with people for example at the bus stop and I m no longer limited to that bubble I found myself in when I was driving Sometimes it s not necessary to make such a radical change as Julia made for example Kimberly and her family decided to look for a new dental clinic that would be easier to reach on the bus line that passed in front of their house instead of taking the car Scott also stopped driving in favor of the bus and now realizes that his feet and this mode of transport are his best friends For her part Margaret enjoys traveling by bus in the evenings taking advantage of the time to catch up on work and she completely forgets about grabbing the steering wheel One of the last citizens to get the card was Ann Rodgers At 70 years this woman used to get around the city with her 2000 Subaru but with the increase in the price of gasoline this United

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