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The Great Green Transportation Tune-Up is on!

Posted by on Sep 25, 2011 in At Issue | 0 comments

Monday, September 26 is the first day of The Great Green Transportation Tune-Up!  It’s a whole week of activities with a focus on sustainable transportation – and it’s a whole lot of fun!  Find the full schedule at www.kamloops350.com. Have you registered for the Transit Treasure Hunt?  It’s a scavenger hunt with a twist – take a tour of the City by transit and become eligible for great prizes.  Local merchants have donated literally thousands of dollars in prizes.  Sign up with a friend, or two or three! Another way to win some of those prizes is to make a pledge to green your transportation next week.  By making a commitment to rotate your tires, organize a carpool, or give the bus a try, you’ll be doing your part to reduce your personal carbon emissions from transportation – it’s...

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Registration now open: The Great Green Transportation Tune-Up is just a week away!

Posted by on Sep 20, 2011 in At Issue | 0 comments

Get ready, Kamloops, and get registered!  The Great Green Transportation Tune-Up starts next week! What is the Tune-Up, you’re wondering?  “I’m glad you asked!”  laughs Gisela Ruckert, a member of Kamloops 350, the event organizers.  “It’s a week of fun activities around the theme of sustainable transportation, and there’s truly something for everyone.”  The website with all the details is www.kamloops350.com . “From September 26th to October 1st, we’ll be taking a playful approach to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from transportation in our city,” says Ruckert.  “By having great prizes and fun activities like treasure hunts, we are going to make people more familiar with their transportation choices.  While they’re having fun, they’ll realize that it’s actually quite easy to have a positive impact  on the environment.” The Transit Treasure Hunt will be one of the highlights of the...

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