Car Free Day is coming to Long Island on Friday, September 20, 2013! Join your friends, neighbors and co-workers as Long Island goes car free or car-lite for the day! Visit the Long Beach Car Free Day Event page and participate!
Car Free Day is an international event celebrated every September in which people are encouraged to get around without cars and instead ride a train, bus or bicycle, carpool with others, take the subway, walk or telecommute. Car Free Day is celebrated in over 1,500 cities in 40 countries around the world. This year, Car Free Day will be coming to Long Island on Friday, September 20, 2013!
Car Free Day LI will be celebrated in different ways with the common goal of taking cars off the road. Using cars less by taking advantage of alternative transportation modes will build awareness, reduce traffic, conserve energy, reduce harmful emissions, reduce parking problems and save money!
To participate in this event, all you have to do is pledge to be car free or car-lite on September 20, 2013 by filling out the pledge form on the Car Free Day LI website. It’s that simple! Once you pledge, you’ll automatically be entered for a chance to win great prizes! Already car free? That’s great! And since you’re doing the right thing, you will also have the chance to win prizes when you fill out the pledge form.
Help us make the launch of Car Free Day on Long Island a great success!