6th Annual Car Free Day Long Island To Be Held Sept. 21

The sixth annual Car Free Day Long Island will take place on Friday, Sept. 21. 

Car Free Day is an international event celebrated in more than 2,500 cities in 50 countries in which people are encouraged to get around without cars and instead use alternative transportation such as transit, biking, subway, walking or carpooling.

Many areas of Long Island are becoming more bike-friendly, including Town of North Hempstead, which recently installed a bike rack outside of its town hall. Villages on the East End are friendly to pedestrians.

Residents are encouraged to consider the negative impact of single-occupancy vehicles on Car Free Day Long Island. Last year 6,808 Long Islanders pledged to be car free or car-light, which resulted in the avoidance of over 134,000 miles of driving and 67 tons of CO2 emissions.

To participate in this event, all you have to do is pledge to be car free or car-light on Sept. 21 by filling out the pledge form on www.CarFreeDayLI.com. Even if you’re already using alternative transportation modes, you can still pledge. Those who take the pledge will automatically be entered for a chance to win great prizes.

Want It In Print?

We now offer matted and framed copies of articles upon request.

Anton Media Staff
In addition to its arts and entertainment publication Long Island Weekly, Anton Media Group publishes 16 community newspapers, several magazines, specialty publications and websites. With brands dating back to 1877, Anton has a commitment to deliver trusted and relevant content to the communities it serves.

Leave a Reply

Discover

Sponsor

Latest

Nassau Museum Launches Trauma Therapy Program

The Nassau Museum is mobilizing a year-long effort to provide therapeutic help and inspiration for those who have suffered trauma, anxiety and stress during the pandemic.

Virtual Summer Camps And Educational Programs For Kids 

Local camp operators remain optimistic that there will be some return to normalcy. But just in case, there are several programs offering online summer programs that are both fun and educational.

Colleges Plan For The Fall Semester 

Less than four months out from the start of the fall semester, Long Island colleges are weighing all options to accommodate their students safely.

How Parents Can Manage Stress During The Pandemic

Many are expected to parent full time, work full time and teach full time—all at the same time. This does not leave much leftover time, or energy, for self-care.

Singer-Songwriter Alec Benjamin Talks Debut Album

In the end, all Benjamin wants to accomplish with his music is make people think more about what they’re listening to.

Get Updates Via Email

Enter your email to be updated with all the latest news and special announcements.

x