Congratulations to the 2013 Commuter Challenge Grand Prize Winners
Cuisine Solutions - Gold Winner for Highest Percent Improved Vehicle Miles Traveled Using Alternative Transportation
Rust Orling Architecture - Silver Winner for Highest Percent Improved Number of Trips Using Alternative Transportation
Carney, Inc. - Bronze Winner for Highest Percentage of Employee Participation
Wheel Nuts Bike Shop - Bronze Winner for Highest Percentage of Employee Participation
We'd also like to acknowledge all of the individual winning employees for helping to make this year's Challenge a successful one!
The combined results of this year's Challenge saw a reduction of 64,000+ single occupancy vehicle miles traveled and 32 tons less of pollution in our air.
These City of Alexandria Employers have already signed up: 800 Carlyle, AECOM, Alexandria Library, American Society for Clinical Oncology, Carney Inc., Cuisine Solutions, Good360, Grafik, National Industries for the Blind, National School Boards Association, Rust Orling Architecture, The Motley Fool, Wheel Nuts Bike Shop and Whole Foods Alexandria.
The City of Alexandria Commuter Challenge is a friendly competition between Alexandria Employers that encourages all forms of alternative transportation: walking, biking, carpooling/vanpooling, bus, train, trolley and teleworking.
The Challenge runs from April 1 - April 12 and employees of
participating companies will record a daily commute log online.
Employees will have an opportunity to win a prize during the Challenge
and three Employer Grand Prizes will be awarded at the conclusion of the
Benefits • Save money by driving less
• Get active and burn those extra calories
• Have a chance to win some fantastic prizes
• Breathe easier with reduced carbon emissions
• Experience a high-adrenaline transportation adventure
Employers must register by Wednesday, March 20, 2013.
Contact the City of Alexandria Employer Services representative, Jacob Greenblum. email@example.com | 703.746.4686 ex.2
Prizes Employer Prize
Companies will compete for one of three Grand Prizes. Winners will be announced during the City of Alexandria Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at Ben Brenman Park.
Gold - Win a free lunch for the whole company!
Highest Percent Improved Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) using Alternative Tranportation
Silver - Win ice cream for the whole company!
Highest Percent Improved Number of Trip Using Alternative Transportation
Bronze - Win ice cream for the whole company!
Highest Percentage Employee Participation
Employees have the opportunity to win one of 100 fun prizes if they keep their Commute Log current and take at least one commute trip per week using alternative transportation. Prizes include Commuter Challenge Long Sleeve T-Shirts, SmarTrip Cards and Gift Cards to Artfully Chocolate Food & Fizz Bar, Bugsy's Pizza Restaurant & Sports Bar, Del Ray Pizzeria & The Dairy Godmother Frozen Custard & Nostalgic Treats.
Best Daily Commute Post
Employees are encouraged to post their commute updates (or photo) on Facebook and Twitter. Post frequently for a chance to win a Commuter Challenge Long Sleeve T-Shirt. Each day, one Challenger will be selected at random for the "Best Daily Commute Post."
TEAM UP AND TAKE THE COMMUTER CHALLENGE!
• Employer must be registered to compete in the Challenge
• Fill out and submit the Pre-Challenge Survey before signing up at CommuterConnections.org
• Complete a daily weekday Commute Log (CommuterConnections.org) for the entire two weeks
• The Daily Commute Log must be completed by Friday at 9:00 p.m. each week
• Must take at least one commute trip per week using alternative transportation
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