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UGA hosts Car Free Day on April 23

UGA hosts Car Free Day on April 23

Athens, Ga. – The University of Georgia Odum School of Ecology, in collaboration with the Go Green Alliance and Students for Environmental Action, invites faculty, staff, and students to go car free on Friday April 23 and use alternative transportation to work and school: biking, walking, taking the bus, or carpooling.

Car Free Day participants are invited to stop by the front entrance of Memorial Hall between 7:30 and 11 a.m. for free food and drink, a chance to win prizes including gift certificates for gear and a free bike check from Sunshine Cycles.

Commute captains will be located at the corner of College Station Road and International Drive at 7:10 and 9 a.m. or at the intersection of Milledge and Oakland avenues at 7:15 and 8 a.m. to lead groups to campus.

Car Free Day is part of Earth Week at UGA and Athens GreenFest, a community-wide celebration of the environment during the month of April. A complete schedule of GreenFest events is available at More details about Car Free Day are available at