DC Car Free Day 22 September 2009

DC Car Free Day 22 September 2009

Break the car habit for one day.

Celebrate World Car Free Day on September 22nd. Commute on foot or by bike, bus or Metrorail. You can even go “Car-Lite” in a car pool.

Last year 5,445 residents of the Washington Metropolitan Area pledged to be car free for the day to improve air quality, save money, and reduce their carbon footprints. Take this year’s Car Free Pledge here. 

Car Free Celebrations are scheduled for Tuesday, September 22nd in DC (7th & F Streets NW, 11am – 3pm) and elsewhere.

 Learn more about Car Free Day Metro DC here.

Go Car Free on September 22, 2009

 

Top image by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com

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6 Responses to “DC Car Free Day 22 September 2009”

  1. sabinetheearthgirl Says:

    Tx for your link Mike.
    Hope you don’t beat up the car peeps, just tickle ‘em and remind them to share the streets with bikes and tykes and animals and peeps!
    Sabine the earthgirl

  2. Richard Layman Says:

    Great reworked image!

    [Richard Layman blogs at Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space and elsewhere. - ml]

  3. Alice Speck Says:

    I love this image! As a car-free mom, I wish we had a super hero looking out for us as we stroll and bike around town. We really need him around the 14th and U Street intersection.

  4. Lori Says:

    nice image! I took the bus today :)

  5. Danielle Ricks Says:

    I LOVE this idea. I hope it brings more awareness to those of us who use our bikes as our main form of transportation.

  6. Streetsblog New York City » Cartoon Tuesday: Captain Car-Free Says:

    [...] is World Carfree Day, and though we somehow let it slip by us, NotionsCapital reappropriated this classic comic to promote events down DC [...]

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