Commuter Challenge 2024

Wednesday, May 1 to Friday, May 31

Challenge complete! 

Commuter Challenge participants went above and beyond this year in finding sustainable ways to get to work! During the 2024 Commuter Challenge, which ran May 1 – 31, more than 450 people logged nearly 10,000 sustainable commutes. The challenge inspired people working in Ann Arbor to use sustainable transportation options to get to work, like walking, biking, carpooling, or taking the bus. 

Conquer the Cold 2024

Monday, January 15 to Thursday, February 15

Bravo to the 170 people who braved the Michigan winter to bike, walk, roll, carpool, or take the bus during Conquer the Cold 2024! Here are some of the highlights of the retro edition of the challenge:

World Car-Free Day Challenge

Friday, September 22 to Friday, September 29

Starting on World Car-Free Day (Friday, September 22), log any travel where you use alternative transportation (bikes, buses, scooters, and more) for a chance to show your environmental impact and win prizes! The getDowntown Program is excited to partner with the City of Ann Arbor on this new initiative that begins the same day as the A2Zero Green Fair.

Commuter Challenge 2023

Monday, May 1 to Wednesday, May 31

During the 2023 Commuter Challenge, which ran May 1 – May 31, 273 people logged 5,900 alternative commutes. The Commuter Challenge encouraged individuals to form teams with their coworkers to try an alternative commute such as walking, biking, or taking the bus.

Conquer The Cold 2023

Tuesday, January 10 to Friday, February 10

The getDowntown Program is pleased to congratulate all those who walked, rolled, carpooled, and used the bus during the Conquer the Cold challenge. The annual campaign engaged 214 participants who demonstrated that it is possible to get around without driving alone during the winter months.