Saturday, September 26, 2020

ANCA hosts virtual clean transportation summit

electric car charges at a downtown Saranac Lake EV charging station provided by ANCAAdirondack North Country Association (ANCA) is gearing up for a virtual summit that will advance clean transportation — a key ingredient to the state’s low-carbon future.

“Clean Transportation: the Adirondack ON-RAMP,” will focus on topics including EV infrastructure, public transportation and commercial vehicles, as well strategies and policies for making clean transportation more accessible for residents and communities in northern New York.

Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul will be the summit’s keynote speaker. She will speak about the North Country’s clean transportation efforts in relation to New York State’s goals, incentives and policies, including the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA).

The virtual event includes seven one- to two-hour sessions over five days: Tuesday, September 29 to Friday, October 2 with a closing session on Monday, October 5. The summit was originally scheduled as a two-day in-person event for April 2020, but was rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The complete agenda and list of presenters here: https://adirondack.org/sites/default/files/ON-RAMP%20Final%20Agenda.pdf. Participants are invited to register at www.adirondack.org/onramp.

The cost for ON-RAMP is $95 for general registration and $75 for ANCA members. Please contact ANCA
Membership & Events Coordinator Alexis Subra at [email protected] for information about
student discounts.

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One Response

  1. Tim says:

    Good picture. Unfortunately, I don’t believe there are any fast (DC) chargers in the entire park. There are several at the Glens Falls northbound rest area. We need more chargers to promote green electric vehicles. We also need to ensure the State rebate continues (or increases!) as well as utility company discounts.

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