Join hundreds of Middlesex County commuters and millions of commuters everywhere in going Car Free or Car Lite on September 22, 2014. KMM will host a week-long event from September 21st to September 26th where we challenge you to try going Car Free or Car Lite just once during the week-long celebration.
Register and pledge to take the challenge. Everyone who registers is entered to win a host of prizes, such as:
- Travel Mug + $10 Dunkin Donuts Gift Card
- Travel Ear buds and $20 iTunes gift card
- Travel Water Bottle and $20 Amazon Gift Card
- Amazon Kindle reader
What is Car Free?
Car Free Week is a worldwide movement to raise awareness about the negative impacts motor vehicles have on our environment. Car Free Week encourages people to reduce dependence on automobiles by Going Car Free or Car Lite for one day.
When did the Car Free Movement Begin?
The first official Car Free Day occurred in Europe on September 22, 1999. By 2005, over 112 million people worldwide participated in Car Free Day.
Why go Car Free?
Our dependence on the automobile harms our planet, our communities, and our lives. Noise and air pollution, traffic congestion, safety concerns make our cities and towns less attractive and less desirable. Going Car Free or Car Lite saves on gas and reduces wear and tear on your car. Walking or bicycling promotes fitness and health. Car Free Month can reconnect neighbors and neighborhoods.
Can you live without your car for one day?
Not sure you can do it? Here are some easy ways to start!
- Take a train or bus
- Ride a bike
- Walk to lunch
- Bring a brown bag lunch
- Work from home
- Carpool or Vanpool
Are you ready to take the Car Free Challenge?
Register today and make a change!