Green Streets Initiative

Walk/Ride Day 2017
VHB

1,100 employees eligible to participate

Overall

104

Number of check-ins

1,769.0

Estimated total CO2 (kg) saved by not driving on Walk/Ride Day

16,402.0

Estimated total calories (kcal) burned during normal commutes

7.27%

Percent of team participating

74.04%

Percent of check-ins involving a green commute on a normal day

15.38%

Percent of check-ins where commutes went greener for Walk/Ride Day

7.69%

Percent of check-ins where commutes went healthier for Walk/Ride Day

By changing your commute, you can generate less CO2 and burn more calories for a healthier world and a healthier you. You might burn 170 calories in 15 minutes of running (source). Saving 38.2 kilograms of CO2 is like replacing an incandescent light bulb with a compact fluorescent bulb (source) - how many does your company replace?

Estimated total CO2 (kg) saved by not driving on Walk/Ride Day

  • June
    769
  • May
    918
  • April
    83

Estimated total calories (kcal) burned during normal commutes

  • June
    6,690
  • May
    9,320
  • April
    392

Walk/Ride Day can change our commuting habits. Green commutes emit less carbon dioxide than typical car commutes, and can involve carpooling, walking, biking, running, and many forms of public transportation. Healthier commutes burn more calories, so break out the tennis shoes and get walking!

Percent of check-ins involving a green commute on a normal day

  • June
    78.72%
  • May
    71.15%
  • April
    60.0%

Percent of check-ins where commutes went greener for Walk/Ride Day

  • June
    8.51%
  • May
    19.23%
  • April
    40.0%

Percent of check-ins where commutes went healthier for Walk/Ride Day

  • June
    6.38%
  • May
    9.62%
  • April
    0%

Number of check-ins

  • June
    47
  • May
    52
  • April
    5

Percent of team participating

  • June
    4.27%
  • May
    4.73%
  • April
    0.45%

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