Katherine Krug writes this in Business Insider: In 2010 I moved from Los Angeles to San Francisco and thought I had to bring my car with me. LA — as anyone who's ever heard anyone say anything about LA knows — is a car city...And after living there, I was convinced that this truth wasn't limited to any one city. Owning a car was necessary wherever you lived . . . [But I gave up my car] and use Uber, Lyft and Getaround instead. And I now spend an average of $572 per month on transportation, which comes to $11,352 per year in savings. READ MORE.