ALISO VIEJO, Calif., April 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- My Open Road is facilitating an Eco City Challenge in San Diego, Los Angeles, and Orange County that encourages reduction in carbon emissions during Earth Month with a grand prize of $2,000.00 and weekly bike and sector 9 skateboard giveaways. Challenge begins on Earth Day, April 22nd and ends May 27th. Participants must use the My Open Road FREE App which can be downloaded at https://www.myopenroad.com/ecocity/
The county with the highest number of people participating in the Eco City Challenge and highest amount of CO2 reduction by taking alternative transportation instead of driving using the My Open Road App during Earth Month will win the Eco City Challenge itself. The individual with the highest amount of CO2 reduction within that winning county, will win the grand prize of $2,000 to be announced on May 27th. In each participating city, everyone is welcome to join the kick off on Earth Day and join the movement; walkers, bikers, skateboarders, and all. These events will be facilitated to build the initial momentum. Details on the kick off for each city can be found at https://www.myopenroad.com/ecocity and https://youtu.be/dK-AU4jwLhg
Weekly giveaways will include random drawings from the top 100 users, and will be announced on April 9th for one sector 9 skateboard winner, May 6th for one Pure Fix Bravo bike winner, May 13th for one sector 9 skateboard winner, and May 20th for a one Pure Fix Bravo winner.
My Open Road will participate in various earth fair events and open up booths on select college campuses in each participating city periodically throughout the challenge. They can be found at UC San Diego, San Diego State, UCI, other UC and Cal State campuses. The challenge posters will be spotted on the MTS, trolleys, and more.
About My Open Road
My Open Road is an innovative social energy conservation sustainability FREE mobile app for smart phones that encourages users to take alternative transportation (walk, bike, skateboard, carpool, bus, train, etc.) instead of driving to reduce their carbon footprint and rewards users with specials and discounts from energy conscious partners in their efforts to save the planet.
My Open Road makes it fun to be socially responsible by using social responsibility score (SRS) to rank users by their method of travel. Each mode of travel is assigned a social responsibility score based on its energy efficiency. The technology is unique in that it ties saving energy into a positive reinforcement rewards based marketing system. Select businesses throughout participating cities will be offering discounts and coupons for users during the contest, like Jax Bicycles will offer a discount on all bicycles for active participants as well. For more information about the events and promotions specific to each city, visit the My Open Road website and download the app.
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