Posted: May 17, 2012
Tuesday, May 2nd, marked the beginning of Spare the Air season! But what does this exactly mean? Summertime is when smog becomes a major health problem here in the Bay and for the past 20 years the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, or BAAQMD, has managed the Spare the Air program to “educate people […]
Posted: May 16, 2012
Spare the Air Employer Program invites you to a FREE webinar on Teleworking. Learn how teleworking can eliminate your employees’ commute, reduce emissions and improve your bottom-line! When: Thursday, June 07, 2012 Time: 10:30 AM – 12 PM (Noon) Presenter: Elham Shirazi, Telework Expert Topics covered will include: The latest facts on teleworking Impact on vehicle miles traveled […]
Posted: Oct 5, 2011
How does the Air Quality District decide to announce a Spare the Air Day?
Posted: Sep 28, 2011
Restarting your engine uses as much energy as 10 seconds of idling. Be smart while you wait.
Posted: Sep 27, 2011
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for tomorrow, Wednesday September 28th. Ground-level pollution, or smog, has been forecasted to be at unhealthy levels and Bay Area residents are encouraged to cut back on air pollution. If you are sensitive to unhealthy air, you are advised to minimize […]
Posted: Sep 19, 2011
Concentrations of ground-level ozone pollution are forecast to be unhealthy tomorrow, Tuesday September 20th and Wednesday, September 21st. Hot temperatures and light winds will combine to produce poor air quality for the Bay Area. To help prevent smog, please: Pledge to try an alternative or a chance to win – Carpool or vanpool with friends […]
Posted: Jul 26, 2011
Are you looking for an opportunity to kickstart greener commuting at your workplace? The Great Race for Clean Air is a friendly competition between Bay Area employers to determine who will reign as the company with the best Bay Area Commuters! Register your company online to get started. Your employees and co-workers can log their […]
Posted: Jun 21, 2011
Today is Spare the Air Day. When hot temperature and light winds combine to produce poor air quality for the Bay Area, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District issues a Spare the Air Day alert. To help prevent smog, please consider: carpooling or vanpooling taking transit working from home linking errands together More: Learn […]
Posted: May 9, 2011
511 Contra Costa and Spare the Air Bay Area work together to protect our air.
Posted: Feb 2, 2011
SAN FRANCISCO – 350Green announced its plans yesterday for a national network of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. Starting with its first project in the San Francisco Bay Area, the company plans to install and operate stations across urban retail shopping centers and other places near where EV drivers live and work. This approach aims to address […]