Surprising Differences Between the Midwest and New York City

Most individuals do not personal vehicles.

A multi-level parking lot in New York City.

Parking in New York is usually a nightmare.


Access to a automobile is just about a necessity to get wherever in the Midwest, except you are in a metropolis like Chicago with its “L” metro system. In New York City, most individuals I do know who personal a automobile are continuously pondering of eliminating it.

Parking is tough to seek out in the metropolis — particularly as car ownership has spiked during the pandemic — and it’s expensive. Public transportation is a slower however enough and cost-effective alternative.

I used to be additionally stunned to seek out that lots of my born-and-bred New Yorker pals by no means discovered to drive, just because they did not must.