Ausenco participates in "Car free day" in Bogotá, Colombia

Ausenco is committed to the environment and promotes global environmentally responsible initiatives.

The Bogotá office, in Colombia, participated in February's ‘Car free day’. The initiative discouraged the use of private cars and encouraged more sustainable forms of transport. 80% of Ausenco employees used public transportation to get to work on this day, while the remaining 20% opted for walking.

As a result of car-free day, the District Department of Environment of Bogotá reported that particles of dust, soot and smoke decreased by 6% and the ozone concentration decreased by 11% compared to a normal day. It was also reported that the use of bicycles increased by 115%.