Good News Santa Cruz
Biketober and National EV Week

On September 17 Pauline Seales interviewed two Ecology Action employees about their current programs. Both of these programs promote clean transportation and help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reverse climate change.

First Matt Miller, who runs adult bike programs,  discussed the upcoming Biketober event starting October 1. The event will be similar to July bike month but this time all high school students will all be eligible for prizes through the ” Love to Ride” program. There will be lots of prizes for participants.

They also discussed increased the increased bike riding and ownership since the COVID crisis and the hope that people will love biking and continue to ride

Sabrina, who works for the Community Outreach group,  discussed the upcoming National Drive Electric Week and the three Lunch & Learn webinars-  register
Tue Sep 29, noon,  Top 5 reasons to get an electric car,
Wed Sep 30, noon,  Saving the most with CVRP and regional incentives,
Thu Oct 1, noon, Tips for charging your electric car
These events are organized by the Monterey Bay Electric Vehicle Association
Pauline and Sabrina also discussed the affordability of reliable used electric cars.