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Bike, walk, bus or carpool to campus next week - Smart Commute Week at Mohawk

SC week 2013 Banner_MohawkMattersFrom Monday, Sept. 16 to Friday, Sept. 20, Mohawk staff, students and faculty are encouraged to use a sustainable mode of transportation for their daily commute to and from campus. Ride your bike, take the bus, carpool or walk to Mohawk and you’ll be eligible to win great prizes including a trip to Montreal.

There will also be daily giveaways of free coffee vouchers, fresh local fruit and information pamphlets, as well as additional prizes courtesy of Smart Commute Hamilton.

Smart Commute Week Events at Mohawk

Monday, Sept. 16- Bike to Mohawk!

Learn about cycling options to Mohawk. Ride your bike to campus and stop by our booth with your helmet to enter for a chance to win the grand prize.

Grand Prize: $100 gift card to the Fennell Store.

When & Where: 7:45 to 10:00AM at the Secure Bike Parking Facility (next to the HSR Loop)

Tuesday, Sept. 17- FREE Bike Repairs!

In partnership with New Hope Community Bike Co-op, we’ll be offering four hours of free bike tune-ups! Tune-ups will be first-come, first-served.

When & Where: 10:00AM to 2:00PM at the Secure Bike Parking Facility (next to the HSR Loop)

Wednesday, Sept. 18- Common Hour Travel Tips

Members of ECOS (the Environmentally Committed Organization of Students) will be providing travel tips, information and snacks to staff and students.

When & Where: Common Hour- Noon to 1:00PM around campus. Just look for the ECOS shirt!

Thursday, Sept. 19- Carpool to Campus!

Visit the new Carpooling Lot to see the new “park” and learn more about how you can access these priority parking spaces. Carpoolers using the lot can enter to win the Grand Prize!

When & Where: 7:45 to 10:00AM at the new Carpool Zone parking lot (next to the Arnie Pub and David Braley Athletic and Recreation Centre)

Friday, Sept. 20- Fabulous Transit Friday!

Show us a bus transfer, HSR bus pass or sticker at our booth to be eligible for the Grand Prize!

Grand Prize: $100 gift card to the Fennell Store.

When & Where: 11:00AM to 2:00PM next to the H-Wing Starbucks

*To enter to win a VIA Rail trip to Montreal or a 32GB iPod Touch, take the “Smart Commute Week Challenge” in 3 easy steps:

  1. Walk, cycle, carpool or use public transit during Smart Commute Week;

  2. Register or log-in to your Carpool Zone account at carpoolzone.ca;

  3. Click on the Trip Diary tab and enter your trip information.