Join the worldwide movement to celebrate sustainable transportation on Car Free Day


Leave your car home or drive it less on Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Car Free Day is a free international event celebrated every September 22nd in which people are encouraged to get around without driving alone in cars and instead ride a train, bus, subway, bicycle, carpool, vanpool, or walk. For those that have the ability to work from home or drive an electric vehicle, EV’s and telework also counts. Car Free Day is open to anyone who lives or works in the Hudson Valley.


Take the pledge for a chance at great prizes

Help make Car Free Day 2017 a great success, take the free pledge today!

To participate in this fun and worthwhile event, just fill out the pledge form, then go car free or go car-lite on Friday, September 22nd. It’s that simple! Once you pledge, you’re automatically entered for a chance to win great prizes! Already car free? That’s great, and since you’re doing the right thing, you also get the same chance to win prizes when you fill out the pledge form.


Car Free Day is organized in various cities throughout the world in different ways

The common goal is reducing the number of cars on the streets. The benefit to greater society is a day with less traffic congestion, a greener environment and reduced gasoline demand. Today, Car Free Day includes celebrations in 1,500 cities in 40 countries.

Interested in bringing Car Free Day to your workplace, town, or school? Contact cpoliti@511nyrideshare.org.

The municipality, school, and employer with the most pledges for Car Free Day will win prizes and bragging rights!