Local RIDESHARE Program Celebrates its 35th Anniversary with a Sweepstakes to Win a 2014 Toyota Prius
January 2, 2014
Dayton, OH – The Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission’s (MVRPC’s) local RIDESHARE Program is celebrating 35 years of service to Miami Valley residents by sponsoring a sweepstakes to win a 2014 Toyota Prius courtesy of VOSS Toyota in Beavercreek, OH.
"Since ridesharing is an effective way of reducing air pollution and driving a hybrid vehicle is too, we felt it was a "win-win" by teaming up with VOSS Toyota to give away a Prius as part of our year-long celebrationmarking RIDESHARE’s 35th anniversary during 2014," stated MVRPC’s Executive Director, Brian O. Martin, AICP.
Each month, from January 2, 2014, through November 30, 2014, local residents can enter for a chance to be a monthly winner of a $50 gasoline card AND be one of the eleven (11) finalists for a chance to win the 2014 Toyota Prius.
No purchase is necessary, but there’s a limit to one (1) entry per person, per month. To be eligible to enter, a person:
- Must be 18 years of age or older;
- Possess a valid U.S. driver’s license;
- Reside in one of the following Ohio counties: Montgomery, Greene, Miami, Darke, Preble, Clinton, Clark, Champaign or Logan.
The eleven (11) monthly winners will be invited to participate in the Grand Prize Event on December 13, 2014 at VOSS Toyota when the vehicle will be awarded to one (1) lucky person.
Enter online at www.miamivallyerideshare.org, by phone at 1-800-743-SAVE, or in person at VOSS Toyota in Beavercreek.
The RIDESHARE Program is a free service which helps link people together who want to carpool/vanpool to work or college. When you register for RIDESHARE, you will be matched with others who live and work (or attend college/school) near you. You'll receive a match list of people who have similar schedules and destinations. You can call them and make arrangements to form a carpool. MVRPC’s RIDESHARE Program began in 1979 in response to the oil embargo. Today, with gasoline prices over $3.00 per gallon, ridesharing is an easy way to reduce both commuting costs and air pollution.
Established in 1964, the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission promotes collaboration among communities, stakeholders, and residents to advance regional priorities. MVRPC is a forum and resource where the Board of Directors identifies priorities, develops public policy and collaborative strategies to improve quality of life throughout the Miami Valley Region. MVRPC performs various regional planning activities, including air quality, water quality, transportation, land use, research and GIS. As the designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), MVRPC is responsible for transportation planning in Greene, Miami and Montgomery Counties and parts of northern Warren County. MVRPC's areawide water quality planning designation encompasses five (5) counties: Darke, Preble plus the three MPO counties.
For additional information, visit www.miamivalleyrideshare.org or call the RIDESHARE hotline at 1-800-743-SAVE.