Green Streets Initiative

Walk/Ride Day 2017
USDOT Volpe Center

660 employees eligible to participate

Overall

398

Number of check-ins

9,490.0

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

58,907.0

Estimated total calories (kcal) burned during normal commutes

29.09%

Percent of team participating

84.67%

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

22.36%

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

3.27%

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

  • August
    540
  • July
    1,729
  • June
    1,939
  • May
    2,755
  • April
    2,528

Estimated total calories (kcal) burned during normal commutes

  • August
    5,067
  • July
    13,709
  • June
    13,208
  • May
    14,270
  • April
    12,652

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

  • August
    89.66%
  • July
    82.67%
  • June
    87.06%
  • May
    83.49%
  • April
    84.0%

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

  • August
    3.45%
  • July
    25.33%
  • June
    20.0%
  • May
    25.69%
  • April
    24.0%

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

  • August
    0%
  • July
    5.33%
  • June
    3.53%
  • May
    2.75%
  • April
    3.0%

Number of check-ins

  • August
    29
  • July
    75
  • June
    85
  • May
    109
  • April
    100

Percent of team participating

  • August
    4.39%
  • July
    11.36%
  • June
    12.88%
  • May
    16.52%
  • April
    15.15%

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