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'Way-to-Go' Week Targets Commuting

Gwen Hallsmith, Bicycle Commuter, Dir. of Planning & Community Development, City of Montpelier
Gwen Hallsmith, Bicycle Commuter, Dir. of Planning & Community Development, City of Montpelier


Times Argus - 11:04 am Tue May 18th, 2010

It's time for the annual Way to Go Commuter Challenge, when communities around Vermont try to get people to use bikes, buses and other alternatives to cars for commuting.

In Montpelier, Mayor Mary Hooper was part of a contingent Monday morning signing up people outside the Chittenden Bank on State Street to promise to avoid commuting by car this week.

Organizers say they're trying to buck a trend in which the U.S. population grew by 33 percent between 1970 and 1999, while the number of vehicle miles traveled grew by 143 percent.

Read the whole story in the Times Argus: http://timesargus.com/article/20100518/NEWS02/5180...

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