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500 Transportation points
by Steven Skoczen Guide: Drive Less

Steven's action: Drive Less

Regardless of the vehicle you are driving, reducing the amount you drive will reduce your energy consumption, and will also save you money. This guide is all about thinking about how much you drive currently and what you can do to reduce that.
Step 1: Keep track of how much you drive read more
Keep a little log of how much you drive for a couple of weeks and figure out how much you drive and for what reasons. Be sure to keep track of all the little trips down the street or to the store, these are the ones that will be the easiest to reduce.
Completed on June 3, 2009 at 1:23 a.m.
Step 2: Make a plan read more
Try to make a commitment to reduce your driving in some regular way. This can mean taking public transportation or walking or biking to work or the store. You could pick a day to not drive. You could have 1 or 2 days a week that are designated as your days to run errands. You could refuse to make random trips to the grocery store after you get home from work. Feel free to post more ideas in the comments section of this guide.
Completed on June 3, 2009 at 1:24 a.m.
Step 3: Stick to it read more
Keep track of your trips for the next couple of weeks to see if you have succeeded in reducing your driving. If you haven't, try something new, if you have, be sure to keep it up and share your success story.
Completed on June 3, 2009 at 1:24 a.m.
All Done!
Tomo Says:Great Job!
June 3, 2009
I work from home on SixLinks, 14-16 hrs a day, and walk to groceries and bars. My poor car never sees any love, except once every two weeks, when it's time to get Tomo more meat. :)
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Tomo Says:Hi. Thanks for reading my little blurbs. I was beginning to think I was talking to myself!
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