Mayoral candidate goes car-free on campaign trail

Boston, MA 041113 City Councilor Mike Ross (cq) announced that he will run in Boston's mayoral election, Thursday, April 11 2013. (Staff Photo/Wendy Maeda) section: Metro slug: 12ross reporter: Andrew Ryan
City Councilor Mike Ross will spend three days on the campaign trail going car-less.
The Boston Globe

Over the next three days, City Councilor Mike Ross will attempt the near-impossible: Navigate the Boston mayoral race campaign trail without his car.

Until Friday evening, it’s exclusively MBTA, bikes, cabs, and ride-share apps for the candidate — part of his effort to publicize his new transportation plan, released Tuesday , on how he intends to improve residents’ ability to move quickly and safely around the city.

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