Local Clean Energy Meeting - Electrified Transit Talk | Local Clean Energy Alliance of the Bay Area

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Local Clean Energy Meeting - Electrified Transit Talk

In addition to local clean electricity, our vision calls for
cities to be reconfigured around local and regional electrified transit systems thereby reducing the energy intensity of transportation as well as dependence on fossil fuels. Our guest speaker this month is Jason Meggs, a City Planning and Public Health dual masters (MCP/MPH) candidate at UC Berkeley (2008) who has fifteen years experience advocating sustainable
transport solutions. His talk is: 

Electrified Transit, Walking and Bicycling: A Complete Urban Transport Solution for Health and Sustainability. Grid-connected vehicles (GCVs) are tried and true technology with a superior health and sustainability profile. They were extensively used in the Bay Area in early 20th century and are still in use now in San Francisco. Jason will explain why the ideal urban transport implementation pairs walking and bicycling with trolley bus, truck and train technology.

 

Please RSVP to daveroom@gmail.com so we have an accurate count for food. Thank you!

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General Meeting
Local Clean Energy Alliance
6-8p, Thursday, August 14th

Location

Bay Localize

2nd Floor Conference Room

436 14th Street

Oakland, CA 94612

Note: 12th St is the closest BART station.

Agenda
Welcome/Introductions (6-6:10)
Jason Meggs on Electrified Transport (6:10-7:00)
Updates (7:00-7:30)
Organizing (7-30-8)

To download or read our "Energy Greenprint", visit http://www.localcleanenergy.org/resources/greenprint
.

start date: 
Thursday, August 14, 2008 - 18:00
enddate: 
Thursday, August 14, 2008 - 20:00