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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The municipality, school, and employer with the most pledges for Car Free Day will win prizes and bragging rights!