Become a Sustainable Travel Champion by Biking, Walking or taking Public Transit.
"The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it."
- Robert Swan, Environmentalist and Explorer
Taking public transportation reduces CO2 emissions by 45% according to UCLA
“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”Albert Einstein
If you replaced your daily commute in a car with a bicycle you could save as much as 3000 pounds of GHG emissions per year!
“Those who wish to control their own lives and move beyond existence as mere clients and consumers—those people ride a bike.” -Wolfgang Sachs
Cycling boosts serotonin, dopamine and endorphins which promote happiness, calmness and focus.
There is nothing, absolutely nothing, quite so worthwhile as simply messing around on bicyclesTom Kunich
Reduce Your Carbon Footprint, One Step at a Time!
- Walk or cycle for short trips and errands.
- Use public transportation for longer commutes.
- Advocate for improved walking, cycling, and public transit infrastructure in your community.
- Understand the impact of your ride by tracking your commute with Commit2Act!
Impacts of Low carbon Travel
Using public transit allows you to travel with your friends and become independent from parents and others driving you.
Sustainable transportation modes produce less waste, such as used tires and motor oil, compared to personal vehicles.
Save Money & Buy Responsibly
Walking, cycling, or using public transit will save you money on fuel, vehicle maintenance, and parking costs.
Earn points from each journey you take!
Use Commit2Act to track the impact of your actions!
Earn rewards, qualify for prizes and learn from others who are taking action to secure a better future for us all. Every Step counts!
- Each Action has a calculation to determine how much C02 has been saved from your journey.
- Upload photos of your trip as evidence to demonstrate the impact of your travel.
Harness the power of AI image recognition to validate your impact.
Who's leading the charge on sustainable transportation:
Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP)
ITDP promotes sustainable transportation policies and projects worldwide.
This organization works to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines, promoting walking and cycling.
The League of American Bicyclists
The League advocates for safer streets and better infrastructure for cyclists across the United States.
Sustainable Transportation News & Media
The Nutrition SourceT.H. Chan School of Public Health2022-12-01Learn More
Demand-driven design of bicycle infrastructure networks for improved urban bikeability
Nature Computational ScienceChristoph Steinacker, David-Maximilian Storch, Marc Timme & Malte Schröder2022-10-03Learn More
Cycling to work, surprising benefits!
McGill University Health CentreMcGill University Health Centre2021-06-03Learn More
Riding a Bike in America Should Not Be This Dangerous
New York TimesFarhad Manjoo2022-04-21Learn More
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