Other Happenings in Your Area
PARK(ing) Day 2012 - San Jose
Friday, September 21, 11:00
a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Corner of Santa Clara St and San Pedro Square in
downtown San Jose.
Come join San Jose Cool Cities and other Sierra
Club allies to transform parking spaces into parklets! For more information
visit SPUR's website, watch
a short StreetFilms video, or visit the Parking Day
Silicon Valley Watershed
Saturday, September 22, 8:30 a.m.
Foothill College Cafeteria, 12345 El Monte Rd.,
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
Take steps to improve our local watersheds in
Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. Learn skills that YOU can implement in your
watershed and community! For more information visit http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/256652
Plug-In Day - Silicon Valley
Sunday, September 23, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Community College, 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino, CA
Plug-In Day is the nation's largest grassroots EV event. Over 60 cities will
participate with EV celebrations. The
Cupertino Plug In Day event will feature a large display of plug-in cars, free
rides in plug-in cars, test-driving, vendors, and food. For more information
and to RSVP visit the National
Plug-In Day website.
Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)
Stevens Creek Tour
Wednesday, September 26,
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Tour starts and ends on Santa Clara Street at
Second Street in downtown San Jose.
Join VTA to envision how BRT on Stevens Creek can
provide world class transportation and a safer and more vibrant environment for
all! To RSVP, contact VTA's transit planner Jody Littlehales at 408.321.5769 or
firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information visit http://www.vta.org/brt/sc/index.html or contact Jody Littlehales.
Plug-in Electric Vehicle
Readiness Plan Informational Session presented by The Bay Area Air Quality
Tuesday, October 2, 2012,
7 p.m.-9 p.m.
De Anza College - Automotive Technology
Department, Building E1
21250 Stevens Creek Blvd, Cupertino, CA 94014
The Plug-in Electric Vehicle (PEV) Readiness Plan is
a project co-sponsored by the United States Department of Energy and the
California Energy Comission to identify systems and resources needed to support
PEV deployment, infrastructure, investment, and readiness in the region. For
more information and to register, please see Plug-In Electric Vehicle Readiness Plan.
The Road to Net-Zero Energy
Solar Homes Tour
Saturday, October 13, 2012,
1 – 4 p.m.
Information Session & Registration: 11:30 a.m.
1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, Lou Henry Hoover
Building by EcoHome
A fully Net-Zero Energy home produces as much
energy through solar as it consumes in electricity at night and in the winter
over the course of the year. Come view homes with energy efficiency features
that dramatically reduce energy consumption. For more information see the Acterra calendar or contact Mike Balma, email@example.com, 650-969-7353.
The Jobs, Housing and Traffic Connection
Thursday, October 18;
7 - 8:30 p.m.
Sunnyvale Heritage Park Museum, 570
E. Remington Drive, Sunnyvale, CA
Vu-Bang Nguyen, Land Use and Housing
Coordinator for Urban Habitat, discusses the how the shortage of housing for
our expanding workforce impacts congestion, social equity, the environment, and
quality of life. Discussion to follow. Hosted by Sunnyvale Cool; made possible
with a generous grant from the Silicon Valley Community Foundation.
Co-sponsored by the Sierra Club Loma Prieta Chapter, Acterra, Transition
Silicon Valley, Greenbelt Alliance. Visit The Heritage Park Museum or http://sunnyvalecool.org/node/244 for more information.