629,931 calories burned.
12.6 tons of carbon dioxide (greenhouse gas) kept out of our atmosphere.
This is the impact we've made together in just the first month of the Way2Go CLT sustainable transportation challenge! And because a picture is worth a thousand words, we'd like to introduce our new friend, Way2Go Willie:
He's also in it for the shameless bragging rights.
Way2Go Willie loves to save money, reduce his contribution to pollution, and burn calories by making better transportation choices. He'll be helping us track the very real difference that your participation in Way2Go CLT is making each month.
If this rad little cardboard dude isn't enough for get you excited about Way2Go CLT, then check out the top performing teams and individual prize winners for March!
The March 2017 Way2Go winners are...
Top Neighborhoods (based on daily participation rate of team members)
Second: South End
Third: Plaza Midwood
Top Organizations (based on daily participation rate of team members)
First: Charlotte Mecklenburg Planning Department
Second: Queen City Bicycles CrankMafia
Third: Childress Klein
Individual prize winners (random drawing among people who logged 10+ trips) are:
$20 gift card to Coaltrane's Char Grill in the Epicentre: Phillip G. (Plaza Midwood neighborhood)
$20 gift card to Birdsong Brewing: Alejandro P. (Sedgefield neighborhood)
Coffee at SCORE Retail Lounge & Sweets + a Sustain Charlotte t-shirt: Mohammed K. (Charlotte Dept of Transportation)
Coffee and a Thermo-Mug from Port City Java: Jennifer S. (Charlotte Mecklenburg Planning Dept)
Coffee and 1/2 off food item from Not Just Coffee + a Sustain Charlotte t-shirt: Erika R. (Charlotte Neighborhood and Business Services)
Haircut by Demichael Gholston at Arcade Men's Room: Beckton J. (Duke Energy)
CLT branded pint glasses from Green With Envy: Sonia C. (Bank of America)
And the GRAND PRIZE WINNER...
Nooka sunglasses from SCORE Retail Lounge & Sweets: Chris M. (Shook Kelley, Inc.)
Congratulations to our winning teams and individuals!
Want chances to win more awesome prizes in April? You'll earn one entry for every 10 trips you log biking, walking, riding transit, carpooling, or telework (limit of 4 entries per person monthly). A round-trip counts as 2 trips and remember you can log ANY trip of ANY length. Whether you're walking to lunch, riding the bus to work, carpooling to school -- log those trips! Visit our Prizes page to learn more about how to become eligible.
Not registered for Way2Go CLT yet? It's time to join the fun!
Start at myway2goclt.org to learn more and then join an existing team, start a new team, or go solo.
Thanks to our awesome prize and project sponsors.
All of the prizes above were donated by Charlotte businesses. Why not thank them for supporting sustainable transportation choices by checking them out online or in person?
Way2Go CLT is made possible by the generosity of the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), Kimley-Horn, and Integra Design Group.