Okay, so it's not the Tonys. Or the Emmys. Or the Oscars. But in terms of lowering humanity's carbon footprint, getDowntown and The Ride's Commuter Challenge is a heckuva lot more important.
250 local area organizations and businesses encouraged their employees to walk, bike, bus or carpool to work in an effort to reduce carbon emissions. In a more perfect world, events like these would warrant red carpets and press calls. So who won? Click the link below!
The following organizations got the highest participation in their size category (and the highest avg commutes if a tie) and therefore are our winners:
Winners of the 2015 Commuter Challenge
Extra Small: Ghostly International (100% participation, 48 avg trips/employee)
Small: Bivouac (100% participation, 22.4 avg trips/employee)
Medium: SmithGroupJJR (68.3% participation)
Large: Arbor Research Collaborative for Health (77.7% participation)
Extra Large: Zingerman's Community of Businesses (12.9% participation)
All winners will win worksite parties!
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Check the stats here