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Old 10-19-2009, 09:49 AM
Location: Concrete jungle where dreams are made of.
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Originally Posted by LovinDecatur View Post
Actually, I think a detailed description of a city given by a person that has actually experienced life there says it all.
If you come from a big city in the country, moving to Austin without a car is a really bad idea since we're used to decent public transportation.
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Old 10-19-2009, 09:59 AM
Location: Willowbend/Houston
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You can live in Dallas proper without a car and be fine. Its a bit harder outside Dallas. I dont ever use mine. I walk to the Spring Valley station on the DART and take it to the Akard station which is where my office is. Likewise, if you live in Plano, Garland, Carrollton, or South Dallas, you can get by without one if you are commuting into the city. But if you go further out, you need one.

Now to the OP, you should try Texas or California. The economy is the best in Texas than any other state in the US. We have the higest job growth and of the major states, the lowest unemployment.

California would provide you with a living experiance like no other. Its the best state in the country hands down. But the economy sucks.
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Old 10-19-2009, 10:13 AM
Location: Atlanta
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Originally Posted by Rachael84 View Post
I have a friend who lived in Dallas and laughed when I told them what you said. They said of course you need a car to live there.
Oh, really?
DART.org - DART Rail System Map

And here is a link to maps of ALL of the transit service offered, including bus, light rail & commuter rail.
DART.org - DART System Maps

I'm sure your little "friend" from Dallas will laugh at all of it though.

Care to admit that maybe, just maybe, that you were wrong about something?
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