Car-Free Diet Tickers

HOW MUCH HAVE CAR-FREE DIETERS SAVED THIS YEAR?

When you go on Arlington's Car-Free Diet, you help save our roads and our environment a ton! Check out the tickers below for running totals of how much Car-Free Dieters have saved so far this year.

vehicle miles reduced

This number shows how much distance Car-Free Dieters in Arlington are covering without driving their cars by themselves. Whether you bike 10 miles a day, carpool, or drive yourself to a Metro station and ride the rest of the way, every drive-alone mile saved makes a difference!

Vehicle Miles Saved This Year
vehicle trips reduced

Each time Car-Free Dieters walk, ride transit, telework or even carpool with a friend, they're taking vehicles off the road. This number shows how many car trips Arlingtonians have been able to get rid of. Can you eliminate any trips today?

Vehicle Trips Saved This Year
pounds of carbon dioxide reduced

Cutting cars out of your diet can cut your carbon footprint down a bunch too. This number shows how much global warming and smog causing CO2 emissions Car-Free Dieters are able to reduce just by keeping their feet off the gas pedal.

Lbs. of CO2 Saved This Year
gallons of gas saved

This number represents relief for our environment, our country and our wallets! Car-Free Dieters in Arlington fill their tanks less frequently, helping to reduce our dependency on foreign oil while saving themselves plenty at the pump.

Gallons of Gas Saved This Year
* The numbers in these tickers are estimates for 2009, based on actual results from 2008. For more information about the impact of Arlington's Car-Free Dieters and Arlington County Commuter Services, see ACCS FY 2013 Annual Highlights on CommuterPage.com.

Car-Free Diet Counter

Did You Know?

Adolescents who participate in bicycling more than four times a week are 48% less likely to be overweight as adults.

Menschik, D., et al., 2008

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