Care to Clear the Air Newsletter #1

14 Dec

Make a New Year’s Resolution that really counts!

Inversion season is upon us, and now is the time to act. This year, make a New Year’s Resolution that really counts — make a Resolution to Clear the Air.

Utahns from all walks of life are making small changes in their travel habits this winter to reduce their impact. Resolutions are large or small, and include taking TRAX to work three times a week, carpooling to weekend events, and being idle free.

Every small step helps move us forward. So make your resolution and share it with us!

 

Monica Resolution Video

A Video New Year’s Resolution

Our first video New Year’s Resolution to Clear the Air comes from Monica Fischli, who resolves to walk to work at least three times a week during the winter months.

While we all are not able to walk to our destination, let her resolution inspire you to make your own small changes to drive less and help clear the air.

Protecting Your Health on Poor Air Days

It is important to understand how air pollution is impacting your health, so you can take steps to address your symptoms & limit your exposure. Recently, the Utah Department of Health shared some good advice for staying healthy when Utah’s air is bad.

Are you ready to bike this winter? Biking throughout the colder months is a great way to stay in shape and enjoy the outdoors. But it also is important to protect your health. Here’s some great advice from local bike blog SaltCycle.

Learn to Ride UTA Videos

Have you checked out our Learn to Ride UTA video series? From paying your fare, loading your bike on the bus, tackling FrontRunner, to setting up a vanpool, see how easy it is to reduce your emissions with UTA!

“I Care to Clear the Air” Pins

 

pins2webWe’ve been passing out “I Care to Clear the Air” pins to residents making smart, air-friendly commutes. Do you want to show your support for our air?

Contact cleartheairutah@gmail.com to secure your own supply to distribute to friends, family and co-workers.

They are a guaranteed conversation starter!

Quick Tips

VIDEO: How to ride FrontRunner.

What does your commute cost? Divide it by 10.

Call 1-800-RIDE-UTA for personalized trip planning assistance.

TIPS: Keep biking in SLC this winter.

Text ‘cleartheair’ to 69302 for air text alerts!

Do you have a tip? Email us!

Happy Holidays!

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