During the COVID-19 pandemic, some Americans have bought cars for the first time to avoid using mass transit or ride-hailing vehicles, but not everyone is ready to embrace car culture.
And for those who don’t want to get behind the wheel, walkability and public transportation options can make the difference for where they choose to live. A new ranking of the nation’s best cities for living without a vehicle includes some of the usual suspects, such as San Francisco and New York, as well as a few surprises, such as Providence, Rhode Island.
The assessment of 150 cities conducted by lawn car services company LawnStarter examined 20 metrics, including walkability, bicycling infrastructure, pedestrian safety, transit options and gun safety.
Read the article at USA Today.