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    Default Creative Transportation

    1. Carpool with friends or co-workers. Some cities maintain online listings to help people connect with other carpoolers.

    2. Ask if your city has a carshare program or start one with people you trust.

    3. Convert a diesel car to run on used vegetable oil. Youíll pay once for the conversion or kit, but after that all your fuel can be free. All you have to do is find a restaurant that wants to dispose of their used oil and will let you cart it away.

    4. Keep track of your gas mileage and look for ways to improve it ó keep your tires properly inflated and donít speed.

    5. Do as many errands as possible with each car trip around town instead of making multiple trips. Youíll save a lot of gas.


    6. Book any airplane trips well in advance to get the lowest possible fare. Then show up early and offer to be bumped in exchange for free tickets if a plane is overbooked.

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    Default Re: Creative Transportation

    I share rides with my Amish Neighbors! They let me ride along to town all the time. When they need rides to the big city 90 miles away I take them and we work in shopping trips there too! I have to laugh, it takes me 15 minutes to run to town in my car on the interstate going 70MPH. It takes 20 to 25 minutes on the back roads in the horse and buggy! I confess I enjoy the slow ride much more and the great company. They are training our horses to pull a wagon and later this year we'll invest in a used wagon and can take ourselves to town in our own horse & buggy!

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    Default Re: Creative Transportation

    Quote Originally Posted by brchbell View Post
    I share rides with my Amish Neighbors! They let me ride along to town all the time. When they need rides to the big city 90 miles away I take them and we work in shopping trips there too! I have to laugh, it takes me 15 minutes to run to town in my car on the interstate going 70MPH. It takes 20 to 25 minutes on the back roads in the horse and buggy! I confess I enjoy the slow ride much more and the great company. They are training our horses to pull a wagon and later this year we'll invest in a used wagon and can take ourselves to town in our own horse & buggy!
    That sounds really FUN, that IS being very creative.
    Hope Everyone Is Enjoying The Day. Best Wishes From MN ~ Pamela

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    I carpool my d to school with other friends. We trade every other week. It really helps

 

 

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