Video – “Dump the Pump” on June 20th
June 20th Is National Dump the Pump Day, but what does it mean to “dump the pump”? Dump the Pump Day is a nationally recognized holiday to take a break from being behind the wheel and give transportation alternatives a try.
Transportation is the largest source of carbon emission in the United States. And it produces 30% of global warming emissions; however, if 1 in 5 Americans chose an alternate (or “clean”) form of transportation every day like – public transportation, riding bikes/electric scooters, carpooling, or walking – it would eliminate 20% of those carbon monoxide emissions. That is 2/3rds of all emissions!
Here are 5 reasons to “Dump the Pump” on June 20th: