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What It Takes for These City Parents to Live Car-Free

Advice from readers around the world on how they make it work—and when they can’t.
Nathan Conroy bought a German-made bike trailer to keep his son warm on bike commutes in Milwaukee. Here, he transports a friend, too.
Nathan Conroy bought a German-made bike trailer to keep his son warm on bike commutes in Milwaukee. Here, he transports a friend, too.Nathan Conroy

There are lots of ways to get around a city with a little kid and no car. But for many of you, it’s not easy.

In a CityLab survey about your challenges raising kids in the city, many of you told us that you would prefer not to use a car for transportation, but struggled to figure out how to make a car-free life manageable.