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“I don't want my daddy to drive his car on my painting.” -Young Austrian artist involved in street painting project. Let's paint more streets! DontDriveOnMyPainting 3

Thanks to World Carfree Network!

Catch the Undriving Spirit!

ShoesEyeViewHere's a great little stop-action animation from Russia - take a playful urban walk from a shoe's eye view. Watch!

Your tax-deductible contribution of any size will help fuel Undriving! Donate online or mail a check to:
Undriving/Urban Sparks
4229 Baker Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107
Thank you!

JOIN US IN SOCIAL MEDIA-LAND TOO:

Greetings, Undrivers!

NASAvidGOT 26 SECONDS?  Watch this little video from NASA, that shows how our planet has warmed since the 1880's.  

Transportation is the largest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions - a great reason to do more Undriving!  Of course, there are lots of other reasons, too - better health, more exercise, connection with nature, greater sense of community - and as one Undriver put it, "Living the example I want my daughter to see."

So what's YOUR latest Undriving Pledge?  Even if we bus or bike every day, or don't have a car, there's always more we can do to reduce car use.  Take a non-bus-riding friend on a transit trip and show her the ropes; help a friend fix his bike or find a good used one; or get involved something that makes it easier for others to Undrive too, like Seattle's Neighborhood Greenways effort. Lots more ideas here! Activism counts, too - read on.

Looking forward to Undriving onward with you in 2012,
Julia Field, Founder/Director

PeakMomentVideoPS. Check out Undriving in the news:
In the New York Times (the 'Autos' section:-) Undriving.org: Combatting the Associative Guild of Car Love

And on Peak Moment TV: a half-hour interview, Undriving: Changing the Way We Think

One-Minute Activism: Speak up!


Federal Funding for Biking and Walking is at risk!  On February 2, we expect the House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee to vote on the American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act, a bill that eliminates crucial funds for biking and walking. Click here to email your US Representatives.

WA State Undrivers: 
Last week, Governor Gregoire proposed a $3.6 billion transportation package that contains NO money for bicycling. Zero, zip, zilch, nada. Tell your State Legislators to improve the package and support human-powered transportation - click here.

AND: Come to Transportation Advocacy Day! January 31st in Olympia.
Learn about the issues shaping WA's transportation future and meet with your legislators. It's an informative and empowering day - be there! Carpools available. There's still time to sign up - RSVP here.

Get Licensed Online: 2 for 1!

SandorTimea 4Give the gift of Undriving! Special Offer: 2-for-1 Licenses.  Sandor recently ordered a license for himself, and one for Timea as a gift. You can do the same - or order two gifts, or encourage two friends to get licensed, or license your kids, or...?  Click here to get started!

Lite Reading for Undrivers:



About Undriving:
Undriving™ is a non-profit that reduces car use through individual behavior change.  Our innovative Undriver Licensing™ program engages people of all ages to experiment with and discover new ways of getting around.  We are dedicated to scaling and spreading this successful, community-generated program. Contact us for more information about hiring the Undriver Licensing Station, or becoming an Official Licensing Partner.
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