On September 22, 2010, thousands of people in Corvallis, Oregon, lived without using a car. World Car Free Day in Corvallis was the second community-wide challenge sponsored by the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition.
A 4-minute video captured the responses of some of the participants in this challenge, and that video was premiered at the Coalition’s Town Hall Meeting on March 9, 2011. The enthusiasm and commitment expressed by those who were interviewed reveals the power of a community-wide challenge.
Following the showing of this film, Town Hall attendees were presented with three possible challenges for 2011, which they discussed, debated, and voted upon.