september 2018

21sepAll DayMassachusetts Clean Commute Challenge

Event Details
The Massachusetts Clean Commute Challenge (The Challenge) is an annual event hosted by MassRIDES and MassDOT that encourages commuters to choose a green commute on Friday, September 21st. It is on the same day as World Car-Free Day.

MassRIDES aims to reduce the number of single occupancy vehicles on the road through a friendly competition between participating partner companies. The companies that have the highest percentage rates of sustainable commuters in Bay State Commute will win a free commuter breakfast. Plus, employees from any participating partner company will become eligible to win one of several Amazon gift cards*! Join MassRIDES and the Commonwealth by opting to carpool or vanpool, walk, bike, take transit, or telecommute to work on September 21st.

Participate in two easy steps:

  1. Commute green! Options range from carpooling; vanpooling; biking;
    walking; taking transit or a ferry; and telecommuting, if your supervisor
    allows it.
  2. Log your trip in Accounts are free and
    you can earn discounts to your favorite restaurants and shops.
  • MassRIDES Employer Partners – please sign up here if you would like your organization to participate on September 21, 2018.

To download materials, click on the image or document you need below.

Participating Companies (Updated September 10th):

  • Babson College
  • Bay State College
  • BNY Mellon
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Boston College
  • Bridgewater State University
  • Chick-fil-A Cape Cod
  • City of North Adams
  • City of Springfield
  • Community Action Pioneer Valley
  • DePuy Synthes
  • Devens Enterprise Commission
  • EMD Serono, Inc.
  • Equal Exchange
  • Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
  • Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel
  • Harvard University
  • Hostelling International Boston
  • MGH Institute of Health Professions
  • MIT Lincoln Laboratory
  • Mount Wachusett Community College
  • New England Biolabs
  • NOAA Fisheries
  • Northeastern University
  • Parkour Generations Boston
  • Pioneer Valley Planning Commission
  • Plainridge Park Casino
  • Quinsigamond Community College
  • Reliant Medical Group
  • Roxbury Community College
  • Spaulding Rehab Hospital
  • Suffolk University
  • The Hanover Insurance Group
  • Tufts University
  • UMass Boston
  • UMass Dartmouth
  • UMass Medical School
  • Unum Group Insurance
  • Waters Corporation
  • Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
  • Worcester Polytechnic Insititute
  • Worcester Regional Transit Authority
  • Worcester State University


All Day (Friday)