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Everyone who takes the Car Free Day Pledge will receive an email with a District Taco Promo Code for $3 OFF an online order of $10 or more.

2018 Raffle Prizes

* When taking the pledge, please provide your full address to become eligible for a prize. You will not be placed onto a mailing list.

2018 Promotions 

  • Arlington– Enjoy Car Free Day 2018 by attending Clarendon Day, one of Arlington’s best loved and most diverse street festivals on Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • District of Columbia NoMa – Turn spaces meant for cars (curbside parking spots) into spaces meant for people. Come up with a design that brings the community together in a unique way. E-mail your best idea to by COB Monday, August 6, and we’ll pick a few favorites, each of which will receive a $500 stipend to make the vision a reality on September 21!
  • City of Fairfax – A CUE Swag Bag, including a $50 SmarTrip card will be awarded at random to a resident of the City of Fairfax who takes the 2018 Car Free Day pledge.
  • TransIT Services of Frederick County – Friday, September 21, 2018: FREE RIDES on TransIT Connectors and Shuttles for the day.
  • Manassas City – Stop by the Farmer’s Market (Prince William Commuter Lot across from Baldwin Elementary) on Saturday – September 22, 2018 from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm to enjoy giveaways and learn more about transportation alternatives and healthy lifestyles. Come enjoy our pop-up park, join a bike tour at 9:00 a.m., and join a walking tour at 10:00 a.m. Residents of the City of Manassas also have a chance to win HMI memberships, Manassas-Opoly games, and Manassas History books.   Also at the Farmer’s Market, Omniride will showcase their I-66 Express Lanes wrapped bus to promote half price bus fares through 2020 on bus routes from Gainesville and Manassas.
  • Montgomery County Commuter Services –  Shop & Play the Easy Way! – Enjoy a Car Free Family Adventure on Saturday, September 22, 2018 with Free Ride On ExtRa Bus Service from Shady Grove Metro to Black Hill Regional Park, with stops at Germantown Transit Center and Clarksburg Premium Outlets.  Shop the outlets, enjoy the great outdoors, or both!
  • Southern MarylandFarmer’s Market on the North Beach Boardwalk in Calvert County.  Friday, September 21, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Enjoy free giveaways from Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland.


Go Car Free or Car-Lite to these events occurring during Car Free Days September 21-22, 2018

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Congratulations to the following people who were winners of the Car Free Day 2018 prize raffle!


Tiffany Adams
Adrian Aguinaldo
Allison Bakovic
Abhishek Bansal
Yohannes Bennehoff
Zach Bernstein
Michael Bingham
Beth Campbell
Robert Davis
Fitzgerald Escalona


Kimba Green
Sofia Hassander
Myeong Jang
Robert Klein
Angela Lee
Barbara Libbin
Thandi Myeni
Marie-Paule Ngaleu
Aniko Noel
Carlos Ruiz


Scott Saxman

Ryan Sebastian
Alexander Segilola
Kayla Speedy
Kathy Stachkunas
Adam Weigel
David Wiskochil
Maryon Wood