Jacksonville’s Car-Free Week May 15-19 2017
DUMP THE GAS PUMP AND GO CAR-FREE DURING NATIONAL BIKE MONTH IN MAY!
BIKE TO WORK
National Bike to Work Day is May 19, but why not bike to work all week during Car-Free Week? The purpose of Bike to Work Day is to have higher numbers of bicyclists in regular clothing out and visible to motorists who are also trying to get to work. It sends a message: Yes, you, too, can go to work by bicycle!
WALK TO WORK
It’s easy to walk to work. Drivers can switch to transit, or carpool and park away from their place of work. Bus and skyway riders can simply get o 1 or 2 stops earlier.
HOW TO GET INVOLVED
- Decide which car-free option is best for you — or choose several options
- Decide which day of the week is best for you — or choose the whole week
- Take a photo or video of yourself on your commute and post it to social media using the hashtag #CarFreeWeekJax
- To be eligible for prizes take a quick survey, tinyurl.com/CarFreeWeekJax, before 4:00pm on May 19. SURVEY WILL
CLOSE BY 4:00PM MAY 19. For details, visit jacksonvillebikemonth.com/carfreeweek.
- Attend the Awards Ceremony at Intuition Ale Works on Friday, May 19, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Get to know the Jacksonville BPAC at facebook.com/bpacfriends.
RUN TO WORK
Morning runs can ensure you arrive at the office feeling ready to start the day o right. And a run-commute home is an opportunity to clear your mind after a hard day.
BUS OR SKYWAY TO WORK
Riding the bus is cheap and you can chill out on the way to work — no fighting traffic, catch up on your reading, or take a nap. Plus, Jacksonville’s bus system is better than ever! Don’t forget the skyway — it’s faster than driving through downtown, it’s usually not crowded, and it’s free!
On Friday, May 19, 6:00pm-8:00pm, participants and guests can join us at Intuition Ale Works for our Awards Ceremony. Intuition will be offering $1 OFF BEERS at the Ceremony AND all week — May 15-19 — to all participants who posted “commute selfies” on social media using the hashtag #CarFreeWeekJax. The most impressive commuters, such as “longest commute”, “most enthusiastic”, or “most days participated” for example, will win prizes. In order to qualify, you must ll out the survey, tinyurl.com/CarFreeWeekJax, and participate in the social media photo/hashtag posts. Come out and meet like- minded people for a night of camaraderie and recognition!