September 18, 2023
Simpson Housing is committed to our Core Values and World Car Free Day is the perfect way to practice the specific value of Sustainability. Not only are we committed to practicing this as a company, but we promote Environmental Social Governance (ESG) efforts among our residents.
This week, help Simpson celebrate World Car Free Day to promote a more sustainable lifestyle and encourage more eco-friendly actions. Mark your calendars as World Car Free Day is Friday, September 22!
HOW TO PARTICIPATE
It’s as easy as working from home, carpooling or taking public transportation! Below are a few ways in which to get around town other than a car:
Better yet, challenge yourself to shop or dine locally and take the day off from using public or private transportation altogether.
CELEBRATE WITH SIMPSON
Simpson’s communities are planning on-site events to celebrate World Car Free Day with our residents and enable a car free day. Below are a few of the events that are planned. How will you celebrate?
Are you a resident of a Simpson community? Be sure to check out your community’s social media pages to find out what your community team is planning.
2022 SIMPSON EVENTS
Check out some of the events from last year listed below, and in the photos above. We had 433 residents take the pledge to be car free! Based on the photos, safe to say everyone had a great time celebrating.
ABOUT WORLD CAR FREE DAY
According to Awareness Days.com, World Car Free Day dates back to the 1973 oil crisis. The holiday is celebrated around the globe and has evolved over the years. But the purpose has remained the same, promoting a healthier environment and reducing the number of cars on the streets.