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Do you really need your own private vehicle? Five lessons from a year using a car-sharing app

Car-sharing is both liberating and a big hassle if you want to avoid the cost and carbon emissions of a personal vehicle

Before moving overseas six years ago, I sold my car and have been living without one ever since. Life in New York for the first two years was a breeze, but being car-free in Sydney? Not so much.

Private cars have always been integral to getting from A to B in Australia. While I caught the bus to school, afternoon and weekend activities usually required a lift from my parents or those of a friend. I got my own licence as soon as I was eligible and a few years later bought my first car, which I used most days.

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