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Car Free Day 2023 Special Promotions (available to all who take the pledge)

After you fill out the online form to take the free Car Free Day 2023 pledge, you’ll receive a confirmation email with information on how to redeem the special offers. Be sure to check your junk folder if you don’t see it.

  • $30 special offer from Nift. Discover great local businesses in neighborhoods where you live or work; national brands as well, valid through October 31, 2023.
  • 50% off orders at All About Burger on Car Free Day – September 22, 2023 only.
  • Free Capital Bikeshare Day Pass on Car Free Day – September 22, 2023 only.

Car Free Day 2023 Raffle Prizes

All who take the Car Free Day pledge will be entered into a free raffle for a chance to win one of the following prizes:

* When taking the pledge, please provide your full address to become eligible for a prize. You will not be placed on a mailing list.


Car Free Day 2023 Local Promotions

Frederick, MD

September 12, 2023 from 6 am – 8 am (DJ until 7:30 am) Key 103 radio live broadcast, at the MARC Train Monocacy Station 7800 Genstar Dr, Frederick, MD 21704. Located behind Target.

September 13, 2023 from 5 pm – 8 pm “Community Mobility Clinic” with the City of Frederick and Bike Doctor, at the downtown Transit Center 100 S East Street, Frederick, MD 21701.


Loudoun County, VA

September 21, 2023 from 3 pm – 5 pm Car Free Day Pop-Up Event at Ashburn Metro (south side)


Prince William County, VA

OmniRide and City of Manassas staff are teaming up to give residents an opportunity to learn about transportation options by playing Car Free Day BINGO. Completed BINGO cards should be emailed to OmniRide’s TDM (Transportation Demand Management) Program Manager, Holly Morello (at Raffle prizes include a chance to win one of four gift bags (2 each provided by City of Manassas and OmniRide).



September 22, 2023 through September 24, 2023 – Friday and all weekend long, the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) is offering free rides on Local Bus, Light Rail, Metro Subway, MARC, Commuter Bus and Mobility service.


Montgomery County, MD

September 22, 2023, from 6:30 am – 8:30 am, the Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) Commuter Services outreach teams will be distributing free giveaways at the following locations:

  • Bethesda Metro station
  • Friendship Heights Shops at Wisconsin Place
  • Germantown Transit Center
  • Shady Grove Metro station
  • Silver Spring Metro station
  • Twinbrook Metro station
  • Wheaton Marian Fryer Plaza
  • White Oak Transit Center

MCDOT staff will also be at the following additional locations and times:

  • Lake Forest Transit Center, 1 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Hispanic Heritage Festival at the Wheaton Marian Fryer Plaza, 5 – 8 p.m.

September 22, 2023 all day Fare FREE Ride On buses. The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) is offering a “fare-free day” in support of Car Free Day and will waive the usual bus fare for the day.

Information By Jurisdiction

District Of Columbia



Congratulations to the following people who were winners of the Car Free Day 2022 prize raffle!
Ransford Allotey
Danielle  Amber Taylor
Rakesh Arora
Melinda Bowling
Nigel Brockton
John M Carroll
Khushboo Choksi
Janette Corcelius
Helen Crittenden
Stephanie Cummings
Pamela M.  Earley
Owen Fry
Chloe Gagin
Nathan Halberstadt
Joseph Hehl
Emily Heller
Lisa Jucha
Salman Khan
Kevin Kinlaw
Miyuki Koike
Santiago L
Peggy Lawlor
Billy Mickens
Ashley Mihalik
Mekell Mikell
Jess Rowlands
Hamzat Sani
Kathy Spencer
Angela Su
Rhoderick Undan
Kenneth Walker
Kevin Yochim