Motorless in the motor city

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Published on March 1, 2014

Author: normwitte

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In 2012 Norman Witte found himself living in Detroit, unemployed with a dead car. With no means to replace it, Witte learned alternate ways to get around the city as he continued to look for employment. The process, he said, involved navigating the city's public transportation system and learning to be a good cyclist. More than a year later, Witte, now a web developer at Crain's Detroit Business, is continuing his car-less life in the city, but this time out of choice.

Motorless in the Motor City Norman Witte III

Finding yourself without car

Three Bs

Typical Rush Hour Situation

Sidewalks are unsafe for cyclists

Lack of infrastructure leads to talent flight “Since we started 20 in their 20s in 2006, we’ve asked honorees every year what they would like to see change in Detroit, and transit has always been the biggest concern.” –Mary Kramer

Cycle-friendly Work Environment

Spacious Cargo Area

KATAMARI!

Commuting in a winter wonderland

Come on and take a free ride

Peace Harmony Love Bikes

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