What do PlayNetwork, Honeywell and Microsoft have in common? These three companies were recognized with a “Way to Go, Business Commute Award” at the Greater Redmond Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Luncheon in January. Congratulations to all the employees of PlayNetwork, Honeywell and Microsoft, and thank you for your contribution to reducing traffic and improving air quality in and around Redmond. Way to go!
New to R-TRIP?
R-TRIP is the Redmond Trip Resource & Incentive Program which offers Redmond residents and employees resources and incentives to not drive alone. R-TRIP offers new users who log 50 bike, walk, carpool, vanpool or transit commutes a one-time $50 commute incentive. Want to try a new way to work? New bus riders get a one-month free bus pass from R-TRIP and new vanpoolers can receive up to $300 in subsidies. Visit www.GOrtrip.com to learn more.
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Redmond, WA 98073-9710
New Summer Event !
Save the date for Saturday, July 10 to attend Redmond’s new IMPACT eco-fair at Redmond Derby Days Summer Festival. This green event will educate and inspire visitors to take action toward sustainable living. For information or to become a vendor contact Jill Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or 425.556.2448.
The new spring Wheel Options campaign is March 15-27. Do anything other than drive alone to work at least twice during this time, log your commutes at www.wheeloptions.org and you could win a trip to Hawaii, among other great prizes. This is a partner campaign so for more information visit their website at www.wheeloptions.org.
R-TRIP is now at twitter.com/gortrip
Follow R-TRIP on Twitter and not only will we keep you up to date on any commute-related news throughout the month, but in 2010 look for one-day promotions from R-TRIP offered only through Twitter. That's right, follow R-TRIP and you could win great prizes for your commute!
If you live or work in Redmond then you are eligible to win big with R-TRIP’s monthly drawings. Twenty users who log their alternative commutes (bike, walk, carpool, vanpool or transit) on www.GOrtrip.com each month are randomly selected to each win a $50 American Express card to spend in Redmond. Each commute logged counts as one entry into the drawing.
Did you hear about R-TRIP’s new blog? Visit www.gortripblog.com or link from R-TRIP’s home page and you’ll find timely commute related information, as well as current promotion announcements.