2012 Events and Promotions
- Bike and Roll – Free bike rentals on Car Free Day
- Car Free Day - September 22, 2012
- Clarendon Day – Street Fair at the Clarendon Metro. 10k/5k/Kids Dash, live music, local restaurant tastings, adult beverages, arts and crafts exhibitors, KidZone area, 11am – 5pm September 22, 2012.
Feet in the Street– No cars, no traffic, just fun! -September 22, 2012
Farmers Markets Street Closures in Montgomery County: Stop by and enter prize drawings to win a Kindle, $200 SmarTrip card, and other great prizes! Receive information about alternative commute options - September 22, 2012.
- Bethesda: Norfolk Avenue, between Fairmont & St. Elmo Aves with Bethesda Transportation Solutions, from 9am – 1pm.
- North Bethesda: 11806 Rockville Pike at the Mid-Pike Shopping Center with North Bethesda Transportation Center, from 9am – 2pm.
- Silver Spring: Downtown on Ellsworth Drive with Montgomery County Commuter Services, from 9am – 1pm.
Frederick County TransIT– is offering FREE RIDES on Connector bus routes for Car Free Day, Saturday September 22, 2012
goDCgo –After taking the Car Free Day pledge and clicking the submit button, a thank you page will offer a chance to win even more prizes, such as $500 in free groceries, a 2-layer cake and more! Through September 22, 2012
Loudoun County Office of Transportation Services - Live or work in Loudoun County and take the Car Free
Day pledge. - September 22, 2012
- 50 States & 13 Colonies Ride - September 22, 2012
- Montgomery County Walk & Ride Challenge – Bethesda,
Greater Shady Grove,
North Bethesda &
Silver Spring Transportation Management Districts –
National Plug In Day - Celebrate National Plug In Day in front of the Capitol Building on 3rd Street NW/SW. Browse, ride or test drive a host of different plug-in vehicles on display. Sunday, September 23, 2012
- Twilight Farmer’s Market, Calvert County – join the Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland at the Chesapeake Beach Farmers Market, street closure on Bay Ave. between 3rd and 7th, from 6-9 pm.
- Telework Exchange Town Hall Meeting - September 25, 2012
- WalkArlington Walkabout - September 2012
- Walkingtown &
Bikingtown DC 100-plus free guided biking and walking tours in all eight wards of the District - September 24 – October 1, 2012
- Walk to School Day - October 3, 2012
2012 Car Free Day Raffle Prizes
- Apple ® iPad™, courtesy Base Technologies
- Bicycle - with assembly and warranty, courtesy BicycleSPACE
- $500 in Groceries - locally sourced food delivered to your doorstep, courtesy of Relay
- Bike Rentals – free rentals on Car Free Day, courtesy Bike & Roll
- Capital Bikeshare - annual memberships, courtesy Capital Bikeshare
- CarSharing Memberships –one year membership fee waived, courtesy ZipCar
- CarSharing Rentals – free one day car rental, courtesy car2go
- Commuter Rail Passes - courtesy Maryland Transit Administration and Virginia Railways Express
- eReader - Amazon Kindle, courtesy goDCgo
- Health Club Passes – Free 7 day pass, courtesy Sport & Health
- Major League Baseball - Pair of Tickets to a Nationals Games (2013 Season), courtesy Washington Nationals
- Maryland Renaissance Festival– pairs of tickets, courtesy of Clear Channel Media and Entertainment
- Segway Tours – See the City Tours for Two, courtesy Capital Segway
- SmarTrip Cards - loaded with $20 of fare, courtesy WMATA (Metro)
- 2-layer Buttercream Cake - whimsical cakes for all occasions courtesy of Sweet Themez