Triad Air Awareness is a regional air quality education and outreach program housed at the Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance & Protection. The program operates on Federal congestion Mitigation & Air Quality (CMAQ) grant funding, in partnership with the North Carolina Department of Environment & Natural Resources’ Division of Air Quality and the Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation.

Our Mission is to: “Educate and motivate North Carolinians to improve air quality for the protection and well being of the community, economy and environment.”

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Join us for the 2016 Commuter Dash! This free 5k is an annual event to raise awareness about all of the transportation options available in the Piedmont Triad region

Triad Community Challenge

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Please look at our Driving Tips Brochure to learn how to save gas, money, and provide for a cleaner and healthier environment. If you are interested in hosting an onsite visit where we can talk to your group or employees about commuting options, please call PART at 336-662-0002.

Visit our Commuting Options page.

Read Air Quality Index (AQI) - A Guide to Air Quality and Your Health to find out more about what the Air Quality Index means to you.

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