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Where I live:
Why I ride:
About a year ago, I decided to live a car-free life. TriMet gets me where I’m going, and I never have to search or pay for parking.
“The best thing about living in Portland is the awesome array of craft beer.”
What modes I use:
I ride the Red Line MAX train from Parkrose/Sumner in East Portland to Old Town/China Town nearly every day. I also ride my bike, and it is often with me on the train.
My insight for non-riders:
I have been surprised by how little I miss owning a car.
My favorite things to do while riding:
I like to keep tabs on my social media friends during my rides into and out of downtown. Once in Old Town, I often walk the last 30 minutes to my job in Northwest. I take pictures with my phone along the way and post them to Instagram, Flickr and Facebook. It gives my friends and family a chance to experience what I see every morning. It’s a creative way to stay connected.
The thing I like best about living in the Portland area:
I think the best thing about living in Portland is the awesome array of craft beer. So many pints, so little time…