BBVA Compass Stadium And Houston Dynamo Host Bike To The Game Initiative This Saturday

Jul 23, 2013

BBVA COMPASS STADIUM AND HOUSTON DYNAMO HOST BIKE TO THE GAME INITIATIVE THIS SATURDAY

HOUSTON (July 23, 2013)—Bike To The Game Event This Week! BBVA Compass Stadium (www.bbvacompassstadium.com), an AEG Facility, and the Houston Dynamo will host a “Bike to the Game” event this Saturday, July 27thas part of on-going community green initiatives.

            For the event, the stadium and team are working with Houston B-Cycle (http://houston.bcycle.com) to encourage fans to utilize B-Cycle station around the downtown and midtown area or ride their own bicycle to the game. Other going green methods of transportation, including carpooling, using the bus or the METRO Light Rail, are also encouraged as means of transportation to the Dynamo vs. Chicago Fire match which kicks off Saturday evening at 8 p.m.

As part of the Bike to the Game promotion, fans can access a $25 ticket package which includes tickets to the Dynamo vs. Chicago Fire game along with pre-game beer garden access. Ticket packages are still available, for more information call 713-276-GOAL (7500).

            AEG1EARTH is AEG’s global environmental program to measure and improve environmental performance across all AEG owned and managed venues and to inspire our fans to join in. In December 2012, BBVA Compass Stadium was awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Silver certification for New Construction from the U.S. Green Building Council. Since opening its doors the stadium continues to incorporate sustainable practices including promoting recycling programs at stadium events, using green cleaning products, reducing energy use across all operations and promoting a “Green Tip of the Week” via social media to encourage fans to think globally and act locally on a consistent basis within their community.

In 2013, the second AEG1Earth sustainability report outlined AEG’s progress toward reducing the carbon footprint and environmental impact of the venues in our portfolio. BBVA Compass Stadium’s on-going commitment to improve venue operations and the AEG1EARTH environmental best practices are important steps to achieving these reductions.

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