Seattle to Reward People for Not Driving

<p>City officials and local businesses in Seattle are teaming up to offer cash and prizes to residents who limit their car use this summer.</p>
May 23, 2008, 7am PDT | Nate Berg
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"Local businesses and museums are dangling incentives to try to get people to take the bus, ride a bike or car pool to cut down on the number of miles they travel."

"Offers include summer discounts at Woodland Park Zoo, the Museum of Flight, the Burke Museum, the Seattle Art Museum and the Pacific Science Center for patrons promising to drive their cars less."

"There also will be drawings for cash and gift certificates for residents pledging to reduce their car trips, stop commuting alone, sell or park their car for a month, and for those already biking, busing and walking."

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Published on Wednesday, May 21, 2008 in The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
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