Total Trips
Total Miles
Total CO2 Saved (lbs)
Total Calories Burned

The Car Free Challenge was a 5 month-long competition to help Takoma Park reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transportation and reduce the number of cars on the road. The challenge was open to anyone living or working in Takoma Park Maryland. 

Participants earned miles by biking, walking, carpooling, taking the bus, train, or metro. Miles counted for any trip that would typically be taken by car such as going to work, school, grocery store, appointments, out to dinner, etc. Trips had to originate or terminate in Takoma Park, MD. Carpooling only counted is there were two or more people who did not live together sharing in the trip. 

Monthly prizes were awarded and ncludee:

  • Gift cards to a local bike shop
  • Gift card to a local shoe store for new walking shoes
  • Smartrip cards
  • Bikeshare gift certificates
  • New bike accessories like helmets, lights, tune-ups, and more!

Check back soon for the winner of the GRAND PRIZE 

Individuals: New bike

Team: Catered lunch for the entire team

Challenge Presented by: