It’s easy! Between April 1 and June 30, pledge to take one trip by bus or train, bicycle, carpool, or walking, instead of driving alone. Teleworking counts, too! Those who take the Commuter Challenge are entered into a drawing for great prizes, including netbooks, Kindles and Kindle Fires. Plus, you’ll benefit in other ways:
Changing how you get around – even just a few days a week – is an easy, inexpensive way to improve air quality and reduce your carbon footprint.
Save money on fuel, insurance and maintenance costs when you drive less often.
It’s a fact, Active transportation choices like bicycling, walking or riding the bus or train get you closer to the 30 minutes of physical activity recommended for a healthy heart. Plus, it’s a great stress reducer.
Extend Your Challenge
Extend your challenge and be eligible to win even more prizes! Track your Commuter Challenge trips online, and you will automatically entered into a weekly drawing. Learn more atmycommuterchallenge.org/commuterconnection.
New this Year – Tweet the #2012Challenge
Tweet about the Commuter Challenge and you could be one of our weekly winners. It’s easy to enter! You could win one of two $25 VISA gift cards.
- Follow @MetroTransitMN and @CommuterConnect on Twitter
- Take the Commuter Challenge
- Tweet a link to this web page
- Mention @MetroTransitMN and use #2012Challenge in the tweet. Here’s an example: I took the #2012Challenge today & rode @MetroTransitMN to work!
Weekly winners will be selected at random on Mondays (April 9-July 2) from the previous week’s pool of eligible entries. Contest ends at 11:59 p.m. on June 30. Winners will be notified by Direct Message on Twitter. Full list of rules.
The Commuter Challenge is sponsored by Commuter Connection and its regional transportation partners, including Metro Transit, Commute Solutions, Commuter Connection, St. Paul Smart Trips and Commuter Services.