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Fremont Currently No. 8 In Walk Bike Run Challenge

By Sean Keeley · August 16th, 2011 · No Comments

Seattle’s Department of Transportation has been inviting folks from around town to take part in the Walk Bike Run Challenge all summer long. They’ve also been keeping track in how each neighborhood is doing as they walk, bike or ride public transit to get in shape, reduce greenhouse gases, and save money on gas and car repairs.

So far, tiny Fremont is holding its own against other nearby neighborhoods…

N’hood

Miles Saved as of Aug 5

1. Ballard

10772

2. Queen Anne

6804

3. PhinneyWood

6784

4. Wallingford

4327

5. Delridge

3566

6. Rainier Valley

3400

7. Ravenna

3328

8. Fremont

2655

9. Beacon Hill

2123

10. South Lake Union

2026

11. Magnolia

1789

12. Crown Hill

1736

13. North Beach/Blue Ridge

1572

14. Belltown

1519

15. WedgwoodView

1466

Take that, Beacon Hill! We’re also No. 7 in the Trips Saved category.

N’hood

Trips Saved as of Aug. 5

1. Ballard

830

2. Queen Anne

538

3. PhinneyWood

504

4. Wallingford

317

5. Rainier Valley

279

6. Delridge

242

7. Fremont

236

8. Ravenna

190

9. South Lake Union

172

10. Beacon Hill

156

11. Magnolia

154

12. Green Lake

124

13. WedgwoodView

93

14. Belltown

92

15. North Beach/Blue Ridge

83

There’s still time to enter the Walk Bike Ride Challenge. Switch at least two car trips per week to walking, biking or riding transit, and be entered to win one of the following:

  • Electric bike from e-Moto
  • Apple iPad
  • Pan Pacific Hotel stay
  • Zipcar $250 gift card
  • REI $100 gift card
  • Nordstrom’s $100 gift card (supplied by Commute Seattle)
  • $100 gift card good at seven farmers’ markets



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