2011 getDowntown Commuter Challenge

Congratulations to all those who participated in the 2011 getDowntown Commuter Challenge!  This year there were 192 registered organizations and 1,817 participants who logged at least 1 commute.  Everyone who participated received a coupon for a free ice cream or Italian ice.  Employees at organizations that met their participation goals will receive a bundle of prizes including coupons and gift cards to downtown stores.

Every WATS staff member participated this May, tying first place for organizations between 2 and 50 employees.

In total, WATS staff:
  • Logged 595.80 miles of sustainable travel
  • Took 32 green commutes
  • Avoided 509.94 lbs of CO2 emissions
  • Burned 4,855.20 calories
In July, getDowntown will begin its 2011 Commuter Club program, helping downtown employees stay motivated t to commute sustainably all year long.  For more information, check out the Commuter Club website.  See the getDowntown Blog for official results of the 2011 Commuter Challenge.

Again, congratulations to all those who participated!