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Old 12-05-2017, 09:15 PM
 
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A truly walkable living situation would ensure you never had to drive or use mass transit during rush hour.
None asked about a "truly walkable" situation. The question was why some cites are "more walkable" then others..
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Old 12-05-2017, 09:15 PM
 
Location: Greenville SC 'Waterfall City'
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Because the real world can't be like a college campus. Companies generally don't have nearby housing, post work dining halls, etc. available for employees. My company does have a fitness facility and tennis courts on its campus though. I could walk over there if I wanted to....right over the hill from my house.
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Old 12-05-2017, 09:16 PM
 
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Because the real world can't be like a college campus.
Oh but it is for alot of us that live in "more walkable" cities
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Old 12-05-2017, 09:17 PM
 
Location: Chibostoncaliseattle
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Because the real world can't be like a college campus.
It's called northern city neighborhoods. SoHo in Manhattan, Georgetown in D.C., Back Bay in Boston, Old Town in Chicago.

If it sounds like a fantasy, maybe leave Greenville?
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Old 12-05-2017, 09:18 PM
 
Location: Greenville SC 'Waterfall City'
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You can live near restaurants, bars, grocery stores, etc, in the south. I've given examples of this. You could live near work too if your company is downtown.
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Old 12-05-2017, 09:20 PM
 
Location: Downtown & Brooklyn!
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I never said I couldn't live without a car. I just see no reason to live like people did prior to 1900's. I enjoy driving and it is more convenient and pleasant in my view than riding mass transit.
Walking is so 1800ís! /s

You can live without a car and also not live like an Amish person. Actually I personally believe that public transit is the future.
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Old 12-05-2017, 09:20 PM
 
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You can live near restaurants, bars, grocery stores, etc, in the south. I've given examples of this. You could live near work too if your company is downtown.
Well.. im going back to my carless fantasy since I'm gonna choose to bike to work tomorrow instead of walking 20 mins or maybe I'll bus or take the metro.. hmmmm
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Old 12-05-2017, 09:21 PM
 
Location: Greenville SC 'Waterfall City'
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Walking is so 1800’s! /s

You can live without a car and also not live like an Amish person. Actually I personally believe that public transit is the future.
You can own a car and still walk. If you use mass transit you aren't walking.

In this age of terrorism, I think using mass transit is a bad idea.
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Old 12-05-2017, 09:24 PM
 
Location: Greenville SC 'Waterfall City'
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Well.. im going back to my carless fantasy since I'm gonna choose to bike to work tomorrow instead of walking 20 mins or maybe I'll bus or take the metro.. hmmmm
What is the closest that a typical person in their 20's could live to downtown DC and not be living in horrible housing?

And could I get a yard?
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Old 12-05-2017, 09:27 PM
 
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What is the closest that a typical person in their 20's could live to downtown DC and not be living in horrible housing?
I told you.. it depends on income and desired location.... if one makes less and desires to live in Harrisburg then that's their choice, if one makes more and wants to live in DC then that's their choice.

And a yard is your preference.. if you want a yard go to the burbs.
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