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Curb Your Car Week Fall 2009 Results

The 2009 Curb Your Car Week fall event took place the week of October 4 to 10, 2009. During that week, 104 residents from Brighton and Rochester registered their pledge to walk, bike, carpool, or ride the bus for at least a day as an alternative to drive their car.

Survey results

(104 registered participants; 53 reporting their results.)

  • Total Miles saved:  4,413 miles!
  • Gallons Saved: 190 gallons (Based on individual MPG )
  • Pounds of CO2 saved: 3,610 pounds (Based on 19 lbs per gallon)

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Curb Your Car Week Spring 2009 Results

The 2009 Curb Your Car Week spring event took place the week of May 10 to 16, 2009. During that week, 195 residents from Brighton and Rochester registered their pledge to walk, bike, carpool, or ride the bus for at least a day as an alternative to drive their car.

Survey results

(195 registered participants; 95 reporting their results.)

  • Total Miles saved:  5,354 miles!
  • Gallons Saved: 222 gallons (Based on individual MPG )
  • Pounds of CO2 saved: 4,218 pounds (Based on 19 lbs per gallon)

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Curb Your Car Week 2008 Results

The Curb Your Car Week event took place the week of May 18 to 24. During that week, 384 residents from Brighton and Rochester registered their pledge to walk, bike, carpool, or ride the bus for at least a day as an alternative to drive their car.

Survey results

(384 participants; 101 reporting their results.)

  • Total Miles saved: 7,429 miles! That’s over 1/3 of the way around the earth!
  • Gallons Saved: 314 gallons (Based on individual MPG )
  • Pounds of CO2 saved: 5,966 pounds (Based on 19 lbs per gallon)

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