Transportation Month Ideas

Transportation Month
Further suggestions:

•include members who are homebound in carpools

•set up a rideshare/carpool table at the presentation

•consider a book study*

•set up a bulletin board to post suggestions/facts re: transportation

•publish a public transportation map on the church website

•plan to invest in fuel-efficient church vehicles/machinery (vans, lawnmowers, dishwashers, etc.)

•schedule a celebration at the end of Transportation Month to reflect on the experience and plan future actions (emphasize long-term strategies/practices such as purchasing the most fuel-efficient vehicles, permanently committing to use public transportation, etc., living near where we work and go to church, etc.)

*Book Suggestions:

Crawford, J.H. 2000. Carfree Cities. Utrecht, Netherlands: International.

Edwards, Denis. 2006. Ecology at the Heart of Faith. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis.

Gershon, David and Robert Gilman. 1992. Household Ecoteam Workbook: A Six-Month Program to Bring your Household into Environmental Balance. Woodstock, NY: Global Action Plan for the Earth.

Hamilton-Poore, Sam. 2009. Earth Gospel: A Guide to Prayer for God’s Creation. Nashville, TN: Upper Room.