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Event: Sebastopol’s Car-Free Day Celebration, Sunday, May 2, 10 am-1pm

Our goal is to get 1,000 people to downtown Sebastopol without their cars!!! We encourage you to wear green or orange and/or wear a “Car-Free today!” note or sign. Participants will receive raffle tickets for Farmers Market discount coupons, free Community Bike classes or shop time and more! Be sure to check in [...]

By | April 27th, 2010|0 Comments

Drive-Less/Drive-Smart Tips #3: Minimize Cold-Starts

If you must drive, choose a car that has been driven recently, rather than the one that has been sitting. Starting a cold car? Warm up for 30 seconds, drive gently and avoid use of heater or AC for at least 10 minutes. Car-pool, bus, bike, walk. Cluster errands into the same trips. Avoid cold starts. If there’s a choice, use the engine that’s still warm. Park where you needn’t move your car until the next drive, and can drive off with minimum maneuvering.

By | March 18th, 2010|0 Comments