Vote for Your Favorite Green Tour


WINNER: DCPublicLibrary with  A Virtual Tour of Green Libraries!  You can check out the tour on your mobile phone using SCVNGR or go to the Green Library Tour SVNGR page.
Vote for your favorite Green Tour! Last month we challenged our web visitors to show how their communities are finding ways to lower their greenhouse gas emissions and prepare for the impacts of climate change.  Our judges have reviewed the entries and selected two finalists.  Now it is your turn to choose the best overall tour.


Vote for your favorite Green Tour for Best Overall Tour!

Evaluation Criteria: 

A panel of expert judges evaluated the entries based on
30%   Creativity
40%   Accuracy and Completeness
20%   Clarity of Theme
10%   Ease of Access (is the tour walkable?  Bikable? Or accessible by public transportation?)

The Judges:
Our esteemed judging panel
Dan Barry is the Senior Climate Policy Analyst with the District Department of the Environment.  Dan’s focus at DDOE is marshalling the District’s Climate Action Plan, as well as in crafting a plan for the ongoing implementation of the CAP and the monitoring of the results of the plan.  Dan has been with DDOE for three years, and prior to that worked in a variety of environmental advocacy positions in organizations based in DC and his home state of Vermont.

David Leipziger, Project Manager, oversees IMT's work on the District of Columbia's Sustainable Energy Utility and manages the energy rating website He also manages research projects related to building energy rating and disclosure around the world. David graduated from Brown University with dual degrees in Urban and Architectural Studies. Prior to joining IMT, David worked as a drafter at the design firm Adamstein & Demetriou and as a writer at the Urban Land Institute focused on sustainable urban development projects. Thereafter, he worked as a freelance urban policy researcher in Curitiba, Brazil. David hails from our nation's smallest county, in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Bob Fri  has been active for more than 35 years as both an administrator and analyst of energy and environmental policy. As the first deputy administrator of both the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Energy Research and Development Administration, he was instrumental in organizing the federal government’s programs in environmental regulation and energy technology. He served as president of Resources for the Future and of the National Museum of Natural History during major transitions in the role of these institutions.

Submission Deadline: 
Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 12:00pm