World Car Free Day
On September 22nd, Car Free Day encourages motorists around the world to give up their vehicles for a day. Cars offer a convenient way to get around. However, cars hurt the environment. Besides causing air pollution, scientists point to cars as contributing to global warming.
Car Free Day aims to see what life would be like without cars on the road. The observance encourages motorists to walk or bicycle instead. The day promotes the use of mass transit for those who need to travel long distances.
Find ways in your community to get around without your car. Can you take advantage of public transportation? Organize a carpool with co-workers. Spend time with your children while walking to school. Discover the benefits of using your car less often.
- Reduced wear and tear on your vehicle
- Increased savings
- Lower maintenance costs
- Decreased carbon footprint
- Physical exercise
You may decide that going car-free isn’t so bad after all!