Throughout April, 482 people pledged to take part in at least one environmentally-conscious activity, including: Participating in Meatless Monday Using reusable products (bags, mugs, water bottles) Combining errands to cut down on driving Taking public transit instead of driving Walking or biking instead of driving Turning the thermostat up or down 2 degrees Starting or maintaining kitchen composting Switching to LED lightbulbs... Continue Reading »
Car Free Day is one of the 511NY Rideshare team’s favorite annual events. It looked a little different this year—our community kept each other safe with masks and social distancing—but 1,678 sustainably minded individuals across New York State still took the Car Free Day pledge and then participated on September 25 by working from home, taking transit, carpooling, biking, walking, or driving less. The 511NY Rideshare team partnered with Transit Solutions to promote Car Free Day... Continue Reading »
When our 511NY Rideshare team member, Modou, heard that travel nurses were struggling to get from their hotels to work at Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital, he sprang into action. He immediately reached out to our local partners at Circuit, a free on-demand electric shuttle service operating in New Rochelle, to find a way to get these heath care heroes to work safely and reliably. Circuit was originally launched by the City of New Rochelle’s Industrial Development Agency in 2019 to... Continue Reading »
Julien and Naomi have been carpooling since 2018, sharing the ride to their jobs at Northwell Health’s North Shore University Hospital on Long Island.When Julien commuted alone, he would often spend 15-20 minutes looking for a parking spot at work. Now that he shares the ride with Naomi, he gets that 15-20 minutes back by parking in a reserved parking space for carpoolers! “It’s a great way to park with ease, save money and have a nice commute with great conversation,” says... Continue Reading »
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Need to travel through the Bronx during the ongoing construction? The 511NY Rideshare Team is here to help. Plan an alternate commute and keep up with upcoming projects our Bronx Construction Page.