Contra Costa Air Quality

Earth Day is a chance to consider changes we can make to reduce our burden on the planet. If you’re looking for a way to celebrate Earth Day, try this: pick a day this month and change up your commute and rideshare, walk, bike or take transit to work! Here’s how switching from driving alone to work – even one day a week – benefits both you and the planet: Good for the Environment: According to the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), taking public transportation is one of the most significant actions a household can take to reduce their carbon emissions.... Read the rest
Huh?  Do Your 2?  What does this mean?  511 Contra Costa wants you to try green commuting by sharing your ride to work or school just two times per week.  Hence, do your 2. We’ve  added a little extra whip or foam to  the carpool and transit incentive–if you know the special promo code.  Receive a $5 Peet’s Coffee & Tea gift card with your incentive by adding the promo code at the bottom of your online application. ... Read the rest
Check out the video “Stop the Pollution, Pick a Solution,” to see what Livable Streets Education students are up to at MS 51 in Park Slope, Brooklyn. [vimeo 10785832]... Read the rest
Electric charging stations installed as part of the City of San Francisco’s Green Vehicle Showcase.... Read the rest
511 Contra is proud to be a Certified Green Business by the Contra Costa Green Business Progam. The Green Business logo signifies our commitment to a healthy environment and community. Learn more about what this means.... Read the rest