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Subject:  Re: Are Americans saving too much for retirement Date:  2/18/2007  2:07 PM
Author:  telegraph Number:  2311 of 73740

"For most people that is just not possible.
I'm not physically able to walk all the way into town and then drag groceries home on my back. "

MOst of the people in NYC do not own a car.

The grocery stores deliver to your apartment door! buy them, go home, and they show up 20 minutes later.

That is millions and millions without a car. Same for Boston and many in Miami. My friend in Chi does not own a car. she can borrow one from her sister to go visit her mom in a rest home, or go with her sister. She lives within walking distance to the 'el'.

Lots of folks in Dallas don't have a car - there is good mass transit there. Same for Wash DC.

In the suburbs, it is tough, but there are areas here where folks ride public transport to work. Now a light rail line to downtown and other bus