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A Year of Treading Lightly

I recently attended a session about intentional transport where the presenter introduced this idea of a 7km city. I think my mum raised a similar concept that the Melbourne City Council is trying to embark on called a 20minute city. The idea is the same, that you have a natural barrier to how far you can travel and that after that barrier you either need to be increadibly disciplined or change your mode. So in thinking about how we have managed to travel in our year (and a bit!) I’ve reflected on this limit.

Our plan at the start of the year involved a number of things. The straightforward bit was to ditch the car but the more complicated bits involved thinking through how and why we travel. We also intended on joining a car share scheme that was due to be starting up when our year started. Despite quite…

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