Drive Electric!

As part of National Drive Electric Week, come see three electric vehicles, learn about a range of topics, and hear from a host of speakers! Event co-sponsored by the DOT.

You’ll learn more about:
~Electric Cars and Buses currently on the Market
~Electric car shares and taxis
~Incentives – Federal, NY State
~Electric Range
~Charging Basics (how, where, cost)
~Needed Advocacy (VW Settlement funds, NYC bills)

Plus, you’ll hear from the following speakers:
Paul Lipson, Luis Torres – Barretto Bay Strategies to speak on NYC Electric Car Shares (not yet confirmed)
John Voelcker – Editor and Founder of Green Car Reports- to help present a portion ((not yet confirmed))
Kathleen Benedetti-Fisher, NY Electric Vehicle Initiative Representative, Sierra Club
In the US, transportation is the sector that contributes the most greenhouse gas pollution . The electricity in NY is 25% renewable, making electrification of the transportation sector a crucial part of the climate change and clean air solution.

While Sierra Club encourages the use of mass transit to abate personal driving, we must be sure that NY’s largest transit agency is transitioning swiftly to the cleanest transit buses on the market: electric.

Come learn how electric buses compare to diesel, diesel hybrid, and natural gas options.

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