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Is It Possible to Live Without a Car in Houston?

Is it possible to live in Houston without a car? With the new car-sharing service Zipcar arriving in Houston, and the growth of ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft, we explore the challenges and benefits of living without a car in Houston. We talk with two residents who’ve been living car-free for a year or […]

Is it possible to live in Houston without a car?

With the new car-sharing service Zipcar arriving in Houston, and the growth of ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft, we explore the challenges and benefits of living without a car in Houston.

We talk with two residents who’ve been living car-free for a year or more. Houston Public Media’s Transportation Reporter Gail Delaughter will also join us to discuss the Zipcar program and why city officials are pushing for fewer cars on the road.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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