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Look Ma, no car!

Ditch the auto, saddle up, and reduce your commuting costs to zero

With gas headed to $5 a gallon, if you're willing to make some minor lifestyle changes, biking to work could work for you. With gas headed to $5 a gallon, if you're willing to make some minor lifestyle changes, biking to work could work for you. (Globe illustration/Kevin O'Keefe)
By Ty Burr
Globe Staff / July 21, 2008

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All right: Why not bicycle to work? Gas is headed for $5 a gallon, and our government can't bring itself to pass any meaningful climate-change legislation. You can keep paying through the nose and contributing to global warming, or you can actually do something about it: Dust off the two-wheeler and commute by leg power. (Full article: 1058 words)

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