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Mar 30-Sep 28: GreenStreets Walk/Ride Day Commuter Challenge

Every last Friday of the month is the Green Streets Initiative‘s Walk/Ride Day – go car-free, check in your commute, and help Tufts win the inaugural Walk/Ride Corporate Challenge!

Walk Ride

Beginning March 30 until September 28, help create safe, healthier and more vibrant streets and communities by greening your commute.  Biking, walking, public transit, telecommuting and carpooling all count! The Corporate Challenge is a competition among Boston area employers to see which workplace has the highest percentage of staff going car-free or car-light on Walk/Ride Days.

Check in each Walk/Ride Day (the last Friday of every month) at http://greenstreets.mapc.org/.

All participants will also be entered into a raffle to win cool prizes.

Plan your green commute now and don’t forget to check in every last Friday of every month!

Oct 28: Walk/Ride Day

Green Streets will be holding its monthly Walk/Ride tomorrow and there’s lots going on, including a Halloween Parade in Somerville!

Commute car-free and celebrate, be proud and check-in! Be rewarded by retail sponsors, too

ALL DAY: Walk/Ride Day celebrations at schools and workplaces throughout the Boston region. Send us your pictures and videos! And, visit our sponsors and check in online! Lucky online check-in raffle entrants are eligible to win:

  • Tin wind-up bicycle toy from Joie De Vivre
  • A “Reel Pass” (3 admissions) to the Boston Jewish Film Festival
  • Tickets to Bang on a Can At MIT, V.2

6:30 AM – 7:00 AM: Ride the 326 bus with the MBTA Acting General Manager and MassDOT Rail & Transit Administrator Jonathan Davis. Bus #326 departs Medford Square for Haymarket Station at 6:30 AM.

3:00 PM – 6:00 PM: Paint Storefront Windows in Central Square, Cambridge, with Green Transportation and Halloween Themes, as well as free refreshments and goodies. More info here.

4:00 PM: Somerville Walk/Ride Day Halloween Parade, Somerville Community Path at Cedar Street to Davis Square. More info here.

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