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To those who tell Sami to "go back to Britain" because of his post Being Carless in America is Like Second-Class Citizenship , remember that it was British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher who said "A man who, beyond the age of 26, finds himself on a bus can count himself as a failure."- Americans are not alone in looking down their noses at people who do not drive.




 

 

hitchhiker.jpg treehugger survey graphic image To those who tell Sami to "go back to Britain" because of his post Being Carless in America is Like Second-Class Citizenship , remember that it was British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher who said "A man who, beyond the age of 26, finds himself on a bus can count himself as a failure."- Americans are not alone in looking down their noses at people who do not drive. But Sami is right; "The fact is that being carless in most of America is, without doubt, a major impediment to social inclusion and economic well-being. Without a car, you're basically a second class citizen." But how many of our readers are in this class, whether by choice or necessity? Do You Drive?online survey ... Read the full story on TreeHugger

 

 

 
 
 

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