The bane of anti-pollution fighters everywhere, the drive-thru, commemorates the $110 billion Americans spend at fast food drive-ins by designating its own day, July 24th. Ever since the 1950's when Sonic matched roller skates with hamburger-to-your-car delivery, Americans have enjoyed the fact that they hever have to leave their car to order, receive and ingest their fat calories.
Green Readers know that unnecessary idling contributes to greenhouse gases and results in excessive emissions, negative health impacts, wasted fuel and reduced engine performance.
Idle Free Tallahassee - Leon is a partnership of state and local government agencies, universities, community college, and local businesses and individuals that are committed to reducing unnecessary idling through actions like No Idling Policies, Employee/Community Education, No Idling Zones, and a Community Pledge Campaign.
Drive a hybrid, ride a bike, carpool or take mass transit? Hurray, there's an idle free space for you here.