Join us
Sept 22 for
Car Free Day
Long Island!

Thank you for your participation in the 2023 Car Free Day LI! Last year, 4,288 Long Islander’s pledged to be car free or car-lite resulting in the avoidance of 59,536 miles of driving and 92 tons of CO2 emissions. See you again this year!

What is Car Free Day?

Car Free Day is an international event celebrated every September in which people are encouraged to get around without cars and instead ride a train, bus, bicycle, carpool, subway or walk. Join us for Car Free Day Long Island on September 22nd. Learn more.

How our pledgers plan to go car free or car-lite.

LIRR   35.5%
NICE bus service   12.6%
Suffolk County Transit bus service   6.6%
NYC subway or bus   26.7%
Other Bus   7.7%
Carpool   24.5%
Vanpool   0.8%
Bicycle   29.3%
Skateboard or Rollerblade   2.4%
Walk   59%
Telecommute   8.2%
Other   13.1%

Total percentage equals more than 100%, as participants can check multiple travel options.

Help spread the word!

The free toolkit has everything you need to share Car Free Day Long Island with others. Included are marketing materials, logos, sample copy, and more!

Powered by a Dynamic Group of Long Island Partners

Car Free Day Long Island was started by Transit Solutions, 511 NYRideshare, and their program partners in 2013 to help spotlight our mission to reduce traffic and improve air quality on Long Island. What began as a simple idea to observe International Car Free Day has grown into a major event with numerous partners and thousands of participants.