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 Celebration

Wednesday, May 31 to Wednesday, May 31

Join your fellow commuters and the getDowntown Program to celebrate a month of alternative commuting! We’ll be gathering at Bløm Meadworks (100 S 4th Avenue) on the last day of the challenge, Wednesday, May 31st, from 5-7pm. There are several transit routes and plenty of bike parking nearby. Free treats from Bon Bon Bon will be available for challenge participants as well as raffles and music. 

Pool with Us

Thursday, May 25 to Thursday, May 25

As part of the Commuter Challenge’s carpool/vanpool week, Commute with Enterprise and getDowntown invite current and prospective carpoolers and vanpoolers to join us at Fuller Park (1519 Fuller Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105) on May 25th. Look for us across the street from the pool from 1pm to 3pm for refreshments, snacks, and info about vanpooling to work.

Bike to Work Day 2023

Friday, May 19 to Friday, May 19

Many communities celebrate bicycling in May! In 2023, Bike to Work Week is May 15-21, with Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 19, 2023. Find Ann Arbor Bike to Work Day information here.

Bike to Work Day Friday 5/19/23 7-10am Free food, drinks, games and more. Map available from Walk Bike Washtenaw.


Commuter Challenge 2023

Monday, May 1 to Wednesday, May 31

The Commuter Challenge runs May 1 - 31, 2023! The goal of the Commuter Challenge is to help people who work in the greater Ann Arbor area commute via walking, biking, carpooling, vanpooling, and taking the bus and continue to do so after the competition. 

Click here for additional details on the 2023 Commuter Challenge.