Friday, October 05, 2012

Urban transportation in Gritworld

Even though we cut our eye teeth on public transportation in Paris, we're continuing to adapt to urban living in Providence. And since local public transportation remains firmly rooted in the early 20th century, we've had to adjust to that reality as well.

So, looking to up our fuel efficiency -- and since the lease on our Audi was up -- we reverted to those glory days of driving a Mini Cooper (our third one since 2002).

Susie keeps the car since her shop is some five miles or so from home -- plus she often needs to run out to get supplies. I occasionally walk to work  when possible but before long that will no longer be an option. . . .

. . . and I've bought myself a Honda PCX-150 motor scooter, with a 112 mpg:

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