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  • 'Activate Your Commute' event planned for Jan. 30

    Jan 23, 2018 | Read More News
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    Learn about great transportation options available for downtown workers at Activate Your Commute on Tuesday, Jan. 30.

    Attend the Resource Fair with how-to-ride demonstrations and information booths at Jacome Plaza, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Come hear presentationsstreetcar by Sun Tran, Tugo Bike Share, Sun Rideshare, and Enterprise Vanpool from noon to 1 p.m. in the lower level meeting room of the Main Library at 101 N. Stone Ave. Enjoy free Nestle cookies (as supplies last) and door prizes randomly given away every 15 minutes during the presentations. Additional prizes will be distributed at the Resource Fair, including a $100 Visa gift card, passes to Sun Tran and Tugo, and gift cards to downtown businesses.
    Motor vehicle emissions account for about half the air pollution in Pima County. Drivers are key to reducing air pollution.

    Choosing to use alternate modes of transportation for work commutes, even just one day a week, can go a long way in helping to keep the air healthy to breathe. Carpooling, vanpooling, taking transit, biking and walking instead of driving alone can also save money, reduce congestion, improve health and fitness, enhance social life and even provide additional personal time.
    Hosted by the Pima County Department of Environmental Quality and El Rio Health, Activate Your Commute is free and open to the public. Sponsors include Enterprise Rideshare and Tucson Electric Power.