How to get around the world without a car by 2020
Luxury travel has become an increasingly popular way of getting around the globe.
But a new report from the global consultancy travel analytics firm Travelocity shows that we’ll need a lot more than just cars to get us there.
The report points out that while the US has an estimated population of 2.5 billion people, we’ll likely need to add more than 5 billion new residents by 2020, according to the report.
There are a lot of countries where you can get around without a vehicle, including the UK, India, Japan, Canada and many European countries.
Here’s how to get by without a bike and walking in the US, China and the UK.
Read more 1/6 A trip from New York to Los Angeles by bicycle It’s not just cars that have become increasingly popular in recent years, however.
While we’re still at the beginning stages of making this transition, a number of new bikes have started to make their way onto the roads.
These include the Honda Odyssey, which is the world’s first electric motorcycle, and the Honda XE, a four-wheeled cycle which can take riders around the city of Portland in just 3 hours.
And then there’s the Nissan Leaf, a plug-in hybrid bike that has just been released in the UK (but has just started to roll out in the States).
Read more 2/6 Getting around the US by foot It’s now possible to get from New Jersey to Washington DC by foot, even without a ride-sharing service.
And while the first step might seem like a long way, there are still plenty of options to get you there.
Read on for our guide to the best ways to get to work or school, or just get to the grocery store or airport without a foot.
3/6 Driving without a licence and using a credit card It might be tempting to opt for a car that is already licensed to operate, but this can be a dangerous option, as many states require drivers to have a valid licence to drive.
Read our guide on the safest ways to buy a car.
4/6 Riding bikes in public It’s becoming increasingly popular for people to ride bikes in the public.
However, it’s important to note that the majority of these activities are illegal.
Read the laws in your state for more information.
5/6 Cycling through a city without a helmet If you don’t have a helmet on, there’s a chance you could be injured.
But there are some options to help keep you safe.
Read about the best places to buy and ride helmets.
6/6 Using your mobile phone to take photos of the world The world is littered with beautiful, life-like landscapes and it can be difficult to keep your eyes off of them.
But we can all benefit from taking photos of all the places around us.
Read this guide to make sure you can take photos.
1/5 Riding a bike to work A recent study by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine found that more than half of commuters in the city bike to their workplace, but that there are plenty of ways to stay safe.
Head to our guide for more tips on keeping yourself safe at work.
2/5 Walking across the street with a walking stick When you walk across a busy street, don’t just expect to walk into an alleyway.
If you’re walking across a street that has been converted into a busy pedestrian zone, make sure to walk slowly and deliberately.
This will help you avoid tripping on the pavement.
Read these tips on the best times to walk and bike to get the most out of your commute.
3 / 5 Walking across a bridge If you can’t find a bridge that’s suitable for your bicycle, try walking across the road by hand.
It’s much easier to walk across the sidewalk and make your way across a narrow bridge.
You can also walk across busy pavements or cross roads without a pedestrian crossing.
If the pavement is too narrow, you can use a walking pole or a stick.
Read a guide on how to cross busy paveings.
4 / 5 Riding your bike on the street The most common way to get your bike to a destination is to ride it to your destination on a bike.
While you can ride your bike anywhere in the world, the best way to take it to a place is to take the cycle.
This is especially useful if you’re in a city where the roads are narrow or have no cycle lanes.
Read here for more advice on riding a cycle on the streets.
5 / 5 Using a bike as a pedestrian ‘walking pole’ If you have a bike that can be used as a walking cane, you may want to consider using it as a ‘walking platform’ for pedestrians.
Read how to find out more about ‘walking platforms’ on our guide.
1 / 5 Getting around town with a bicycle without a driver You don’t need a car to get anywhere in New York City.
But you can still get around by bike without one.
We’ll walk you through