October is Low Car Use Month October is Low Car Use Month

The October Low-Car Challenge!

Drive alone less in October!
Save money on your commute!
Increase your chances to win prizes!

Register or log in, then log all trips in the Trip Diary beginning October 1st.

For every trip low-car trip you log in the Trip Diary during October, you'll earn bonus credits in our monthly Prize Raffle. Try a new mode of transportation in October to be entered into bonus drawings for prizes.

Log all Commute, Errand or Work/Meeting trips in the Trip Diary for a chance to win EXTRA prizes. Challenge others to use low-car modes of transportation (walk, bicycle, carpool/vanpool, transit, telecommute, Amtrak or motorcycle).

Every time you choose a low-car travel mode, you are improving our region's air quality, reducing traffic congestion, and saving money on gas and parking – when you drive alone less, everyone wins!

View current rankings for individuals and employers, or challenge a friend to a one-on-one competition to see who can log the most low-car trips.

Each week we will celebrate a different mode of low-car transportation:

1.       Rideshare Week October 1-5

2.       Walk Week October 6-12

3.       Bike Week October 13-19

4.       Try Transit Week October 20-26

5.       Multimodal Transportation Week October 27-31

The Latest in Fuel Cell Technology The Latest in Fuel Cell Technology

High-resolution diagram of the Redox solid oxide fuel cell

Fuel Cells! Everyone likes them! Fuel Cells! Everyone likes them!

Fuel Cell Types Fuel Cell Types

In celebrating low car use month, it is important to look at alternate forms of transportation that do not use fossil fuels, or if that is not possible, to look at forms of transportation that use far less fossil fuels. Fuel cell technology is technology that can either use fossil fuel or not depending on the fuel of choice. Following is a chart of fuel cell types.

See How a Fuel Cell Works See How a Fuel Cell Works

The fundamental principles of how a fuel cell works

DWR Special Event DWR Special Event

See the latest in fuel cell technology! Learn about hydrogen fuel cell cars in California and what it means to you! Attend the demonstration and listen to a presentation about how the future is now!  Register for the presentation of your choice at http://www.eventbrite.com/event/7690377125/eac2

Fuel Economy Fuel Economy

Why be excited over the hydrogen fuel cell vehicle? Lower greenhouse gas emissions, better mileage than a regular combustion engine, lower fuel costs and lower air pollutants make a fuel cell vehicle very exciting!

Oh, did we mention "Good Looking" as well?