Carbon Day 2012 -Boston’s Copley Sq.

Join us in Copley Square for an open air event showcasing electric vehicles and public information on Wednesday September 15th. Copley Square – Back Bay, on the Boylston Street side of Copley Square.

The event will be held from 10 am to 3:00 pm.

Foot print image_smPersonal hybrid and all electric transportation of the near future, from trucks to bicycles, will be on display in Copley Square.  Creators, manufacturer’s representatives, and owners will be on hand to answer questions and hand out information about their vehicles.  Learn about the future city network of charging infrastructure that will be available as well as what Smart Neighborhoods and the Smart Grid can do. Participants include MIT Electric Vehicle Team, ConVerdant Vehicles, National Grid, Wheego, Vectrix Corp., Segway of Boston,  MyBike, and  Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources – Clean Cities Coalition.

Free to the public, we invite area schools, businesses, and all interested people to come see what your electric personal transportation options look like.

Sponsored by Boston University Center for Energy and Environmental Studies and Clean Energy and Environmental Sustainability Initiative jointly with the Electric Vehicle Urban Infrastructure Study (EVUIS).

Tree Facts

• Two mature trees provide enough oxygen for a family of four.
• One acre of trees removes 2.6 tons of CO2 per year.
• About one third of the United States of America is covered by forests
• The average tree in an urban area has a life expectancy of only 8 years.
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