Big Green Commute 2014

May 12-16, 2014

The Big Green Commute is a week-long competition for offices in the Washington, DC region to compete against one another to encourage employees to adopt more sustainable methods of traveling to work.

54 corporate, non-profit, and government offices in the region competed for the Greenest Commute trophy during the 2013 Big Green Commute. Participants collectively saved over 107,000 pounds of carbon dioxide, compared to an average U.S. commute, and traveled 19,000 miles in just one week. Learn more about how the challenge works HERE.

2014 Participants

Anacostia Watershed Society • ASRC Headquarters and Chemical Library • Bell Architects • Clark Nexsen • Coalition for Smarter Growth • Community  IT Innovators • Community of Hope • Cooper Carry • David M. Schwarz Architects • DC Sustainable Energy Utility • District Department of the Environment (DDOE) • District of Columbia Office of Planning • Dumbarton House Museum • Grantmakers for Effective Organizations • Hickok Cole Architects • HKS • HOK • Keast & Hood • Landscape Architecture Bureau • Maginniss + del Ninno Architects • Martinez + Johnson Architecture • Maurice Walters Architect • MCLA Inc. • NK Architects • openbox9 • OTJ Architects • Perkins Eastman • Quinn Evans Architects • Robert Silman Associates • RTKL Associates • Shalom Baranes Associates • Simpson Gumpertz and Heger • Skidmore Owings and Merrill • Smith Group JJR • TechnoServe • Thornton Tomasetti • URS • U.S. Green Building Council • Verified Carbon Standard • WDG Architecture • Wnuk Spurlock Architecture • ZGF Architects

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Big Green Commute Results!

The 2013 Big Green Commute was a tremendous success! This year, 54 offices (with over 5,000 employees) joined the challenge to commute greener for one week (May 13-17), which was 3x the participation of 2012. Employees rode, scooted, walked, ran and biked their way through the city to compete for the Greenest Commute trophy and DC bragging rights.

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