Transportation


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Planting Seeds: Encourage carpooling, walking, biking, and other energy-saving transportation methods

Suggested Practices and Examples for Implementation:

  • Hang up signs around your building that encourage alternative transportation options
  • Put reminders or announcements in bulletins or newsletters about sharing rides and walking
  • Offer incentives for those who carpool (such as preferred parking)
  • Host a bike, carpool, transit or walk to worship event
  • Help community members learn about bus routes or metro lines in your city
  • Organize a community bike riding event after a worship service

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Nurturing Growth: Make energy-efficient transportation more easily accessible for your community

Suggested Practices and Examples for Implementation:

  • Launch a rideshare program in your faith community, and coordinate carpool meeting locations and routes for those interested
  • Find people willing to give rides to others who live nearby
  • Install bike racks near your building
  • Consider investing in having a charging station for electric cars near your place of worship

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Deepening Roots: When replacing a community vehicle, consider more energy-efficient options

Suggested Practices and Examples for Implementation:

  • Replace old vehicles with hybrid or electric models
  • Regularly check tire pressure on community vehicles to increase fuel-efficiency
  • Encourage community members to consider energy-efficient options as well

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