In the spirit of Live Ride Share, conference partner Amanda Eaken, deputy director of NRDC's Urban Solutions Group, has decided to sell her Prius and live the car(e)-free lifestyle! As she writes on NRDC's Switchboard blog: My name is Amanda Eaken and I'm a walking, biking, transit-riding hypocrite. All this time I've been advocating sustainable transportation choices and shared mobility, and yet I still own my own car. I'm counting on you, dear readers, to hold me to this pledge: My family and I will live car-free in San Francisco beginning on this date: Feb. 23, the date of Live Ride Share: SoCal's Emerging Mobility Marketplace, a first of its kind in Southern California and a conference we've been planning for more than a year. READ MORE.