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Special Car Free Day Offer

All who take the Car Free Day pledge will receive an email with a $30 Nift Gift (neighborhood gift), a gift card app with $30 Promo Code from our partners at Nift as a thank you.   With Nift, discover great local businesses in neighborhoods where you live or work.

Car Free Day 2021 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 2021 Local Promotions

 

Arlington County, VA

Our Shared Street, 9/14/21, 4:00pm-7:00 pm

Join Arlington Transportation Partners (ATP) at the “Our Shared Street” initiative at Central Place Plaza, 1800 N Lynn St, Arlington, VA.  Find out about the latest transit information or explore biking, walking, carpooling, and more as you prepare to travel safely around Arlington this fall. Sign up to enjoy giveaways, try out the Mobility Stations, and discover ways to enhance your travels around Arlington County.

Calvert County, MD

North Beach Farmers Market, 9/24/21, 6:00-9:00pm

Come to the Town of North Beach’s Farmers Market in the streets of Calvert County for great giveaways from the Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland.

City of Fairfax, VA

Fair City Mall Park(ing) Day Event, 9/17/21, 11:00am-2:00pm

Stop by the Park(ing) Day event at Fair City Mall (9650 Main St, Fairfax, VA) to celebrate sustainable transportation. Park(ing) Day is a fun way to promote awareness of public space and connect with the community by turning parking spaces into temporary parks. Stop by the CUE bus booth to sign up for Car Free Day and enter the City of Fairfax Car Free Day raffle. The event will also have live music, activities, and giveaways and prize drawings from local businesses.

Montgomery County, MD

Transit Centers, 9/22/21, various morning times

Montgomery County Department of Transportation staff will have giveaways and pledge cards.  Anyone who returns the pledge card will be registered to win one of several raffle prizes including gift cards and bikeshare memberships.

6:30-8:30 am Bethesda Metro, Friendship Heights Wisconsin Place, Germantown Transit Center, and Silver Spring Transit Center

9:00-11:00 am Westfield Montgomery Transit Center

Prince George’s County, MD

MVA Largo, 9/13/21, 12noon-4:00pm

While you’re waiting to renew your license or get your new tags, take the free Car Free Day pledge and learn about Prince George’s County’s Vision Zero strategy and RideSmart Commuter Solutions programs, including our September Car Free Day contest.

MVA Beltsville 9/14/21, 12noon-4:00pm

While you’re waiting to renew your license or get your new tags, take the free Car Free Day pledge and learn about Prince George’s County’s Vision Zero strategy and RideSmart Commuter Solutions programs, including our September Car Free Day contest.

Accokeek Park & Ride Lot Thursday, 9/16/21, 6:00am-8:30am

Join Prince George’s County RideSmart Commuter Solutions and Commute with Enterprise for an early morning celebration of Car Free Day. Take the free Car Free Day pledge, learn about RideSmart programs and our Car Free Day contest, get information about our Vision Zero initiatives, get to know a Commute with Enterprise vanpool, and collect some great swag.

Riverdale Park Farmers Market Thursday, 9/16/21, 3:00pm-7:00pm

Stop by the RideSmart/Vision Zero tent to take a Car Free Day selfie and the free pledge, enter our Car Free Day contest, and learn about the commuter programs and roadway safety initiatives from Prince George’s County RideSmart Commuter Solutions and Vision Zero.

Largo Town Center Metro station Monday, 9/20/21, 6:30am-9:00am

Stop by the RideSmart Commuter Solutions table inside the Metro station on your way to work to take the Car Free Day pledge and join our contest, and grab some SWAG and information on RideSmart Commuter Solutions and the Metro SmartBenefits program.

Largo Town Center Metro station Tuesday, 9/21/21, 4:00pm-6:30pm

Stop by the RideSmart Commuter Solutions table inside the Metro station on your way home from work to take the Car Free Day pledge and join our contest, and grab some SWAG and information on RideSmart Commuter Solutions and the Metro SmartBenefits program.

Oxon Hill Park & Ride Lot Wednesday, 9/22/21, 6:00am-830am

Join Prince George’s County RideSmart Commuter Solutions and Commute with Enterprise for an early morning celebration of Car Free Day. Take the free Car Free Day pledge, learn about RideSmart programs and our Car Free Day contest, get information about our Vision Zero initiatives, get to know a Commute with Enterprise vanpool, and collect some great swag.

RideSmart Commuter Solutions Car Free Contest, 9/1-9/24/21

If your commute begins in Prince George’s County, you could be eligible to win great prizes in September as part of our Car Free Day Contest! Between September 1 – September 24, new accounts created through commuterconnections.org or the Commuter Connections, incenTrip, or CarpoolNow apps will go into a prize drawing for a Capital Bikeshare membership or RideSmart prize pack.

Prince William County, VA

Manassas Farmers Market, Saturday 9/18/21, 8:00am-1:00pm

Prince William County residents have an opportunity to learn about the transportation options, infrastructure and resources in the county, by playing BINGO.  Play for a chance to win a Historic Manassas Inc. gift card or an OmniRide gift bag. There will be one gift card winner and five gift bag winners. Prizes will be mailed to the winners after they have been contacted. Play bingo here.

OmniRide staff will be doing outreach at the Manassas Farmers Market on Saturday, September 18, 2021, located at the Prince William Commuter Lot 9024 Prince William St. (across from Baldwin Elementary School). We are promoting Car Free Day (Sept 22) and the Bus Service Change (effective Sept 27).  Take a tour of our on site bus or practice how to secure a bike on the bus bike rack.  Please come out and join us!

Information By Jurisdiction

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Congratulations to the following people who were winners of the Car Free Day 2020 prize raffle!
Paige Ackelson
Claudia Alvarez
Taylor Breckon
Victor Cruz
Gary Fenstamaker
Julie Fincher
Kelly Fowler
Jeleesa Furgurson
Chiara Gabellieri
Vicky George
Viktoriia Gryshchenko
Oscar Jamilla
Bailey Koike
Jane Kreisman
Erica Lee
Jason Leinen
Liam McKenna
Jody Natoli
Brendan Owens
Nancy Reyes
Emily Sholder
Diane Simeon
Alejandra Smith
Eric Sokol
Anjali Sood
Jennifer Stoloff
Pam Tates
Brian Terhaar
Alexander Teves
Emily Turner
Thomas Zeller