This Week in Pods

Self-flying drone taxis with detachable pod compartments!

Should You Sell Your Car and Sign Up for a Lyft Subscription?

Let’s do the math!

The Cost of Owning My First Car in Middle Age

For my first twenty-five years as a licensed driver, I didn’t have my own car.

Trading One Experience for Another

It started with an unusual noise, which you never want to hear at 65 miles per hour, and ended with a blown-out tire and my entire vacation sitting beside the road.

The Cost of Falling Out of Love With Public Transportation

In order to arrive on time for work, I had to leave a 45 minute buffer, since trains would often single track, offload unexpectedly, or just sit for ages.

The Cost of Putting 100,000 Miles on My Car

Dory already had 76,000 miles on the odometer when I bought her.

The Cost of a Car Break-In

If you regularly park your car in San Francisco, it will get broken into. It’s simply a matter of time.

The Cost of Re-Learning How to Drive

Now that Ragtime has closed and all of the snow has finally melted, it’s time for me to re-learn how to drive.

In Praise of the Bus

City buses have been part of my entire adult life and I’m very grateful for them.

Why I’m Ditching My Beloved Car

My husband and I are contemplating ditching my 2007 Honda Fit and becoming a one-car household.