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3 Awesome Environmentally Friendly Ways To Travel This Earth Day

Looking to reduce your carbon footprint this Earth Day? We’ve partnered with megabus to share these environmentally friendly ways to travel this month, such great ideas!

3 environmentally friendly ways to travel this Earth Day - what a fun green bike

April is Earth month! I am always looking for ways to recycle, reduce consumption and waste, and tread a little lighter on the world, especially around Earth Day. It’s a great reminder that the life on our planet is precious and should be conserved as much as possible, and I am happy to share a few wonderful, eco-friendly ways to travel and get around town! No matter where you’re headed, you can help reduce the carbon footprint on our planet with these environmentally friendly ways to travel this month.

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3 Awesome Environmentally Friendly Ways To Travel

1.Local travel by bicycle – If you live within 10 miles of the places you often go, such as work, school, the grocery store, the gym, or the post office, ride your bike! Bring a backpack to store your belongings, and also to carry your tennis shoes and a bike helmet. You’ll save a ton of gas and mileage on your own car, plus the exercise is good for you. 

2. Carpool with friends – If you’re all going to the same place, there’s no need to drive separate cars. Jump into one vehicle and hit the highway! Less cars on the road means you can help reduce emissions by quite a bit, especially if you do this often. You can also take advantage of local ride share and carpool organizations, check them out in your immediate area.

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3. Long distance travel – If you’re traveling this month, ditch your vehicle and ride the megabus! This is an affordable, eco-friendly form of transportation that is perfect to save on fuel costs and carbon emissions. We realize that all cities are not well equipped with public transportation, so taking the megabus is the perfect way to sit back and relax as you take the family to your destination.

Ride in eco-friendly comfort on a megabus!

megabus operates its service in both the United States and Canada, available in over 100 cities and offering one of the most eco-friendly ways to travel in North America. Their luxury double decker buses have beautiful panoramic windows, offer free wifi and power outlets at each seat, and are outfitted with a GreenRoad system, which provides drivers with real time information and feedback to drive safely, such as highlighting traffic patterns, potentially hazardous areas, speed and braking alerts, and helps with reducing fuel consumption and carbon emissions along the ride. Check out this infographic for the facts…

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Share your megabus masterpiece for a chance to win $1,000!

Did you know that you can enter your art work for a chance to win prizes? That’s right, megabus is hosting the megabus masterpiece contest where participants can submit their best bus art work for a chance to win $1,000, and your artwork will be displayed across the side of a megabus! The contest ends on Earth Day, April 22, 2017, so get started and submit your design here.

Wherever your travels take you this month, travel the eco-friendly way with megabus! With 100’s of cities and college campuses on their destination list, super low fares starting at just $1, and the leader in sustainable bus travel, it’s really a no-brainer! Learn more about megabus online, and follow along with their Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram pages for updates.

How can you help lessen your carbon footprint this Earth Day?

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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of megabus.com. The opinions and text are all mine.

 

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