My life without a car
Lodi News-Sentinel reporter Chris Nichols biked, walked and rode the bus to work for a week last month, gaining a new appreciation for those who don't have a car. (Dan Evans/News-Sentinel)
Posted: Friday, June 6, 2008 10:00 pm
I stand on Sacramento Street in Lodi with my thumb outstretched,
trying to hitch a ride home. Two dozen cars pass me by. No one even
slows. One driver sticks his thumb right back at me.
It's only 15 minutes. But this desperate and lonely experience
stays with me.
Friday, June 6, 2008 10:00 pm.