Bay Area as the electric vehicle capital?

From SPUR:

In 2008, the mayors of Oakland, San Francisco and San Jose pledged to make the Bay Area the “electric vehicle (EV) capital of the United States.” Join Bob Hayden of the SF Department of the Environment and Ron Miguel of the SF planning commission to hear our progress in achieving this goal. The discussion will include an overview of the EV-readiness activities and plans in the Bay Area, and EV infrastructure challenges and opportunities in the dense urban setting of San Francisco.

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Today’s Headlines

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Twin Peaks “Figure 8” Redesign Community Meeting

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From SF Recreation and Parks: Twin Peaks is a world-famous tourist destination and one of the most visited areas in San Francisco. Come join us for our rst open house to review redesign options for the Twin Peaks Figure 8 roadway to improve access. We will share proposals that address the following project objectives: • […]