Tag Archive for 'car free day'

Global car free day favours walking, bicycling and public transport

September 24th, 2012 by Environmental Transport Association

According to the Environmental Transport Association, the number of British towns supporting World Car Free Day has declined. World Car Free Day occurs annually on 22 September. It encourages motorists in over 1,000 towns around the globe to leave their cars at home in favour of walking, bicycling, and taking buses and trains. The Environmental […]

Local firms encourage islanders to leave their cars at home

September 21st, 2010 by Hannah Beacom

Two local businesses will be joining forces with Island Coachways to mark Car Free Week. From Monday 20 September to Friday 25 September 2010, passengers on the Islands Insurance and Leapfrog branded buses will travel for free in a move to raise awareness of environmental issues.  This initiative comes just a fortnight after figures were […]

Guernsey Bicycle Group supports World car free day

September 8th, 2010 by Francis Binney

Wednesday 22 September 2010 is World Carfree Day – Why not support this event while helping the Disasters Emergency Committee’s Pakistan Floods Appeal? The Guernsey Bicycle Group is inviting all commuters to combine support for World Carfree Day with a donation to the DEC’s Appeal for the victims of the floods in Pakistan. Commute on […]

RBC Wealth Management staff go car free for charity

April 14th, 2010 by Francis Binney

Staff at RBC Wealth Management in Guernsey are doing their bit for the environment by leaving their cars at home and finding other ways to get to work.

Business Car-Free Day is the last Friday of Each Month

March 6th, 2010 by Richard Lord

The next Guernsey business Car-Free day is the 26 March 2010. The issues of car use are complicated.  When everyone chooses to use a car the benefits of car use diminish as traffic and parking becomes problematic.  Car Free Days are an opportunity to redress the balance.  People appreciate car free streets with less air […]