As a part of publicizing the Green Team, today we had a Green Team event. At this event, we had several booths setup, with each booth highlighting one way of reducing one's carbon footprint.
I had my own booth for Bicycle Commuting (although I did share it with a colleague, as we ran out of space). At the Bicycle Commuting booth, I displayed the following on the table:
- Bicycle Commuters Essential Tool Kit (Multi-tool, spare tube(s), tire levers, patch kits, zip ties, etc)
- My helmet with all the lights on it
- My reflective vest
DART to participate and educate people of many ways to commute to work, including mass transit and using DART as a part of a multi-modal commute.
VPSI is one of the largest, if not the largest, Van Pool providers in the country. VPSI talked to participants about van pooling and answered questions. In addition, VPSI brought one of their commuter vans (which was quite luxurious, for a commuter van, if you ask me) for people to check out.
There weren't any very difficult questions. Some people wanted to know if I had any printed route maps, which I didn't, for one big reason: It is a Green Event :) But, I directed such questions to well know forums such as the DORBA Commuter Forum, and other tools such as Google Maps. In addition, I assured them that they can contact me if they really needed help with a particular route.
I played a lead role in bringing DART and VPSI Inc., to our Green Team event and I got a lot of personal satisfaction out of the event. It was a great day, indeed!
Hope your day was great as well!