San Fernando Valley residents pledge to use alternative transportation on April 26, 2015
Celebrate the day with community events and promotions. Log on to the website to pledge to go car-free on April 26.
WHAT: Car Free San Fernando Valley, Sunday, April 26, 2015 is a collaborative event sponsored by non-profit organizations, businesses and local residents to empower the community to go Car-Free (or even car-light) just for a day.
By choosing to walk, bike, carpool, or take public transit on April 26, you will see how easy it is to use alternative transportation and how enjoyable it is to minimize traffic congestion.
WHY: To raise awareness of the need to reduce traffic congestion and create a greener environment.
WHEN/WHERE: Sunday, April 26, 2015
EARTH DAY FAIMLY BIKE RIDE (hosted by LA County Bike Coalition)
Time: 9:30 a.m. (registration); ride starts at 10:00 a.m.
Start location: LA River at Valleyheart Drive (North) and Fulton Avenue in Sherman Oaks.
Ride Description: A 14 mile ride on bike lanes and bike paths (riders must be over 10). We’ll ride along the Chandler Bike path to the Chandler bikeway, and on the way back we’ll visit the first bike corral in the SFV.
CAR FREE SFV SCAVENGER HUNT (organized by LA River Revitalization Corp)
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Place: LA River at Valleyheart Drive (North) and Fulton Avenue in Sherman Oaks.
Team up in groups of 3-4 to solve trivia and other challenges while spending the morning along the LA River and beyond! All clues are located along the LA River Greenway and surrounding Sherman Oaks and Studio City communities. Smart phones are allowed, motorized transportation is not. One person on each team should have a fully charged camera/camera phone and a few dollars to complete the challenges. Wear comfortable shoes, you will be walking around one mile. Water, hats and sunscreen are encouraged. All ages welcome and it’s pet-friendly.
MORE INFORMATION AND TAKE THE PLEDGE AT carfreesfv.com.
Media Contact: Rebecca Gundzik-(818) 807-7852