WHEREAS, improved air quality will positively impact the health and quality of life for all citizens of the Commonwealth of Virginia; and


WHEREAS, educating commuters, employees and employers about transportation choices and air quality is a critical step towards improving Virginia's air quality; and


WHEREAS, designating a specific day for clean commuting will give commuters the opportunity to try alternative commuting methods that will help improve air quality; and


WHEREAS, Clean Commute Day will provide a forum for commuters to learn about new and different ways of commuting; and


WHEREAS, Clean Commute Day will encourage all types of clean commuting such as walking, biking, taking the bus, carpooling, vanpooling, telecommuting, or driving an alternative-fuel vehicle;


NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that, I, Dennis S. Rooker, Chairman, on behalf of the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors do hereby recognize


MAY 5, 2006




  in the County of Albemarle and call this observance to the attention of all of our citizens.


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