Red Deer aims for high score in commuter challenge

Leave your vehicles at home because the commuter challenge is back.

Leave your vehicles at home because the commuter challenge is back.

The friendly competition pits Canadian cities and workplaces against one another in efforts to walk, ride, use public transit and carpool to work.

Last year, Red Deer ranked four out of 21 similar sized cities.

Get involved by registering your workplace and by logging your commute daily at www.commuterchallenge.ca. Registration and logging will be accepted until June 12. Participants will be able to track their emission reduction, calorie consumption, distance and fuel cost savings.

Participants will also be able to track progress against the other participating cities.

The week long challenge is underway during Environment Week (June 2 to 8).

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