Friday, March 19, 2010

Blog #21 - SchoolPool Marin

Carpool, Walk, Bike or Bus to School and Help Us All Win Big!

Did you know that 21% of Marin’s morning traffic is school related? Now you can do something about it by signing up at . SchoolPool Marin is a web-based trip matching service that connects interested families to carpool, walk, bike or take the bus to school together. SchoolPool Marin is part of Green Ways to School, a campaign from the Transportation Authority of Marin’s Safe Routes to Schools’ camp program. The Campaign focuses on reducing automobile trips to Marin County schools and the related traffic congestion and greenhouse gas emissions.

The Campaign also includes incentives to families to register on the website, contests between classrooms and a Challenge among all Marin schools to win up to $2000 for the most increase in green trips. Fairfax encourages all families to look into the many benefits of SchoolPooling at