Commuter Services of Pennsylvania has announced winners of its third annual Earth Day Challenge.
The organization challenged commuters to use transit, carpooling, biking, walking, vanpooling and telecommuting or working at home. The challenge was held from April 22 to 28.
The winner for the York County area is LuAnn Snyder of York, for logging 334 miles in her commute to work at Stanley Black & Decker in Baltimore. Snyder is a regular user of the Rabbit Transit express commuter service, according to Brandy Heilman, executive director of Commuter Services.
Other winners are from Adams, Berks, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lancaster and Perry counties. Their prizes include $25 gift cards and Commuter Services T-shirts, insulated lunch bags and water bottles.
Altogether, 260 commuters logged more than 53,410 miles by taking alternative transportation for the week of Earth Day. Last year, 82 challenge participants logged 2,100 miles.