Walk, take the T, or share a ride to work or school one time this week, and keep a car off the road. If you must drive, then carpool (High Occupancy Vehicle lanes were designed for this).
This month’s winning team will get a stack of Charlie Cards.
Did you know?
Close to 30% of the greenhouse gases released in the United States come from transportation. Each gallon of gasoline burned in an average car’s engine blows 19.4 pounds of CO2 out the exhaust and directly into Earth’s atmosphere. With a gas tank size of 15 to 18 gallons, that’s 350 pounds of
CO2 you’ve releasing every time your fuel gauge hits Empty. The less gasoline we burn, the better it is for our atmosphere.