Having a car in a city can be a help, sure, but it also brings along a slew of problems. Parking, gas, parking, maintenance, parking, tickets -- have we mentioned parking? For a lot of us urbanites, an non-automotive way of getting around town isn't just a convenience, it's a necessity. But which alternative mode of mechanical transport suits your commute best?

For all of the playful, quirky and innovative people out there who want to have a little fun as they go about their daily routines, we’ve got quite a list prepared for you. Here are five wonderful ways to haul your nomadic keester around your urban ecosystem.