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[edit] Australia

[edit] Melbourne

Title: Green Travel Day to Clifton Child Care Co-op

Date:

Location:

Events planned so far: or families of the co-op in North Fitzroy VIC - 8- 9.30am Tuesday 22 September 2009 - Free breakfast, sustainable transport information, prizes for those that travel sustainably to co-op - Organized by the Environment Sub-Committee

Organizer:

Contact e-mail: Kathy, kbrunning@bigpond.com

Web address:

[edit] Perth

Title: East Hamersley Walking School Bus

Date: 22nd September 2009

Location: Hamersley, WA

Events planned so far: Walking School Bus and Healthy Morning Tea

Organizer: Lisa Doolan

Contact e-mail: Lisa.Doolan@det.wa.edu.au

Web address: www.myschoolweb.com.au/school/easthamnewsite/

[edit] Bangladesh

[edit] Dhaka

Title: Car free Day in Bangladesh

Date: 26th September Saturday, (3pm-5pm)

Location: Behind The National museum on Dhaka, Shahabag

Events planned so far: Please support our programmed if any purpose, and give guideline for our Bangladesh and world Car Free day event description: Cycle rally, Children playing contest, colorful festoon, Banner, play card display, Football play, on the road, Block the road, Stop the movement car, bus, or others car, encourage to maintain only one day a year it car free day

Organizer: Ibnul Syed, Chairman, Nirapad Development Foundation, 44/4/A, North Dhanmondi, Dhaka-1205, Bangladesh.

      Together also Save the Environment Movement and WBB Trust jointly working and enjoy The "Car Free Day"

Contact e-mail: nirapadfoundation@gmail.com

Web address:

[edit] India

[edit] Mumbai

Title: come cycle with young environmentalists

Date: 22 September 2009

Location: powai and kandivli

Events planned so far:cycle ralley posters banners and awareness thru talks for students and citizens alike at the city level.

Organizer: elsie gabriel

Contact e-mail: elsiegabriel@yahoo.com

Web address: www.youngenvironmentalists.com

Additonal comments: pls do kinldy advise us how to make our car free day more successful much tks elsie


[edit] Nasik

Title: CYCLE RALLY

Date: 22 September 2009

Location: GOLF CLUB,TRIMBAK ROAD,NASIK

Events planned so far: 1.CYCLE RALLY ON 22.09.09 WILL START FROM GOLF CLUB AT 6.30 AM AND WILL PROCEED BY TRIMBAK ROAD ,VIA ABB CIRCLE,MAHATMA NAGAR,GANGAPUR NAKA,AND END AT RAJIV GANDHI BHAVAN .

Organizer: NASIK ECO DRIVE

Contact e-mail: KIRAN CHAVAN,AVINASH DHARANKAR, Bright_nasik123@rediffmail.com

Web address: http://brightcomputer.org

[edit] Pune

Title: Vehicle Free Day 2009 (VFD09)

Date: 20 September/22 September 2009

Location: Pune, India

Events planned so far: Bicycle Rally on 20 Sept. Appeal to not use even/odd plate vehicles on 22nd and 23rd Sept respectively

Organizer: This event is being coordinated by Parisar but many NGOs and individuals are registering as participants or supporters

Contact e-mail: patwardhan.sujit@gmail.com

Web address: http://www.parisar.org and http://government.wikia.com/wiki/Pune_car_free_day

[edit] Tezpur

Title: No driving vehicles on campus of 270 ACRE except emergency services Date: 22.09.09

Location: The Assam Valley School, Balibara, Po Sonitpur, Tezpur, Assam India

Events planned so far: Every year we organize this event & also others related to environment,poster campaigns etc.

Organizer: HOD, ENVIRONMENTAL ED DEPT, AVS

Contact person: Dr Hemashree Deka

Contact e-mail: hod_env@assamvalle.yschool.com

Web address: www.assamvalleyschool.com

[edit] Indonesia

[edit] Bandung

Title:

Date: May 30

Location: Jalan Diponegoro, Bandung, West Java Indonesia

Events planned so far: The event will be reported live by KUMMARA (Bandung Creative Community). The live report coverage can be found on KUMMARA webpage: http://www.kummara.com/?page_id=854 (mainly in Bahasa Indonesia) start from May 30; 07-11 local time. Info stand, Educational events, Music, Games on the street

Organizer:

Contact e-mail: kummaramail@googlemail.com

Web address: http://baladkuring.org

[edit] Korea

[edit] Daegu

Title: Let the car free and enjoy walking

Date: 21. Sep/ ~ 27. Sep

Location: Metro Plaza ( BongSan Dong, Jung Gu )

in front of H137

Events planned so far: - exhibit NIE(newspaper in education) works aboout the carfree day, walking, air pollution etc. - give card for public transportation - campain

Organizer: Dr. Ahn's Institute for Nature Care

Contact person: Ahn, Gyoung Sook

Contact e-mail: docgreen@hanmail.net


[edit] New Zealand

[edit] Auckland

Title: Britomart Train Station - Thanks to Public Transport Users

Date: 22nd of September from 8 to 8.30

Location: Britomart Train Station, Auckland

Events planned so far: Promoting in advance using a banner and leaflets on parked cars. On the day, will be giving stickers saying "I supported World Car-Free Day by using Sustainable Transport" to people and also green apples as a thank you for travelling sustainably.

Organizer: Annie Cao

Contact e-mail: rangi555toto@gmail.com

[edit] Christchurch

Title: University of Canterbury - Car Free Day 2009

Date: 22nd September 2009

Location: C-Block Lawn, University of Canterbury Campus

Events:

8:30am – 10:30am Car Free Breakfast

Come along and enjoy a free breakfast, celebrate your alternative transport, and have a go making a delicious smoothie in the bike-powered blender!


11:30am – 2:30pm Treat Your Bike!

Whether you ride your bike every day, or you have just dusted it off for Car Free Day, come along and get some free help to maintain your bike, have a go at winning some awesome prizes, and enjoy some delicious free food!

Organizer: UC Kakariki Environment Club

Contact e-mail: kakariki.exec@gmail.com


Title: Car Free Day Park-ing Celebration

Date: 22nd September 2009

Location: Hereford Street, central Christchurch

Events:From about 11am. Creative uses for parking spaces - we still pay to 'park' but its not your usual boring cars! Come along to learn about Living Streets Aotearoa.

Organizer: Living Streets Aotearoa - Christchurch members

Contact e-mail: rhys.taylor (at) livingstreets.org.nz

Web address: [www.livingstreets.org.nz]

Additional comments:In Wellington and Auckland Intersect is running similar events for Park-ing day on the previous week.


Title: Free Fuel

Date: 22nd September 2009

Location: Corner Manchester and Lichfield Sts, Christchurch

Events:Toast is fuel. We will hand out free toast and jam for non car users (e.f. walkers, cyclists and bus riders) from 7:30 til 8:30 am.

Organizer: Aoraki Greens

Contact e-mail: David Moorhouse, chchgreens@greens.org.nz

Web address: [www.greens.org.nz]


[edit] New Plymouth

Title: Converting the CBD

Date: 22/09/2009

Location: New Plymouth CBD - Huatoki Plaza

Events planned so far: A Lunchtime ride lead by the Mayor - Peter Tennant Roller Racing competition Re-claiming of 2 CBD carparks to create people friendly spaces.

Organizer: New Plymouth District Council

Contact e-mail: Nathaniel Benefield - Sustainable Transport Coordinator - benefieldn@npdc.govt.nz

Web address: [1]

Additional comments: Come and enjoy the experience of what a people friendly CDB would be like.


[edit] Raglan

Title: Sunset bike ride

Date: 22/09/2009

Location: 5.30pm Joyce Petchell Park, Wainui Rd to Wainui Reserve

Events planned so far: Cycle ride on tracks which could be upgraded to cycle lanes

Organizer: Transition Towns

Contact e-mail: John Lawson, johnrag@vodafone.co.nz

Web address: www.transitiontowns.org.nz/raglan

[edit] Philippines

[edit] Singapore

[edit] Singapore

Title: World Car Free Day

Date: 22/09/2009

Location: 7-Eleven @ Forum Shopping Center (Orchard Rd)

Events planned so far: 09/22! Awareness campaign


On Tuesday September 22nd, we will be distributing this flyer all over Singapore: to motorists, pedestrians, commuters... everyone! Bring your own flyers, & meet us at 7-Eleven @ Forum Shopping Center (Orchard Rd), starting 7PM.

09/25! Bike ride


On Friday September 25th at 8PM, & on every last Friday of every month, we ride to raise cycling awareness across Singapore. Join us at 7-Eleven @ Forum Shopping Center (Orchard Rd), Friday September 25th at 8PM.

Organizer: Critical Mass Singapore

Contact e-mail: criticalmass.sg@gmail.com

Web address: [www.criticalmass.sg]


[edit] Thailand

[edit] Vietnam

[edit] Ha Noi, Ho Chi Minh City

Title: Ngay Khong Khoi Xe

Date: 20/09/2009

Location: Ha Noi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hai Phong province

Events planned so far: 3000+ cyclists, march on main streets, paint propaganda pictures, organize small events, game

Organizer: Green Vietnam Community of Environment Protection Volunteer (Vietnamxanh)

Contact e-mail: Mr. Tran Thanh Dang Khoa, contact@vietnamxanh.org

Web address: www.vietnamxanh.org


[edit] Ha Noi

Title: Green Transport Week

Date: 28/09/2009 -2/10/2009

Location: Ha Noi

Events planned so far: offices in Hanoi will join a competition to use green transport to cut CO2.

Organizer: Action for the City and the Climate Change Working Group of the VUFO NGO Resource Center

Contact e-mail: Ms Tran Thi Hai, giaothongxanh@gmail.com

Web address: [2]

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