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Due to the health restrictions at the market this season, the EcoFair is not happening this year. If your non-profit or student group would like to do a webinar hosted by Color Brighton Green, let us know.

Curb Your Car Week Results, Spring 2015

The Spring 2015 Curb Your Car Week event took place the week of May 10-16, 2015. During that week, 40 residents from Brighton and Rochester registered their pledge to walk, bike, carpool, or ride the bus for at least a day as an alternative to drive their car.

Survey results (40 registered participants; 40 reporting their results.)

  • Total Miles saved: 2,519 miles!
  • Gallons Saved: 86 gallons (Based on individual MPG )
  • Pounds of CO2 saved: 1,634 pounds (Based on 19 lbs per gallon)

Miles saved per activity

  • Biking: 938
  • Carpooling: 611
  • Not going somewhere you normally go: 326
  • Combining trips: 286
  • Bus: 183
  • Other (includes motorcycling): 60
  • Walking: 59
  • Telecommuting:  56

Top commuters

  • Carpooling: 450
  • Not going somewhere you normally go:  185
  • Bus: 158
  • Combining trips: 131
  • Biking: 105
  • Walking: 9

Top employers

  • University of Rochester/URMC/Eastman School: 391
  • Rochester Institute of Technology: 220
  • New York State: 177
  • Monroe Community College: 168
  • Penfield School District: 142
  • Unity: 70
  • Cancer Wellness Connections: 72
  • Nazareth College: 55

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