Recap: EV Showcase in Edison

On September 18, Assemblywoman Nancy Pinkin and Assemblyman Robert Karabinchak joined with Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center and Jersey Renews to take electric cars -- and the promise of a zero-carbon transportation future for New Jersey -- for a test drive during National Drive Electric Week.  Edison Councilman Coyle, Councilman Patil, and [...]

By |2019-10-11T09:33:58-04:00September 19th, 2019|ElectrifyNJ, Events|0 Comments

Call on State to Ensure EV Development Is Equitable, Helps Poorer Communities

Coalition urges statewide plan to electrify transportation sector, making sure that communities hit hard by pollution are prioritized By Tom Johnson If and when the state gets around to electrifying the transportation sector, it must ensure urban and low-income communities that bear the brunt of its pollution share in that transformation, according to an advocacy [...]

By |2019-09-30T08:59:58-04:00July 1st, 2019|ElectrifyNJ, Press|0 Comments

White Paper: Transportation Electrification – Keeping an Eye on Equity

On Wednesday, June 26, Jersey Renews released the white paper Transportation Electrification: Keeping an Eye on Equity. The paper is broken down categories of electrification: private vehicles, private fleets, public fleets, and NJ Transit and addresses why electrification of that system matters, who it helps, barriers, and steps to make an electrification a reality. [...]

By |2019-06-27T12:03:23-04:00June 27th, 2019|ElectrifyNJ, Events|0 Comments

Jersey Renews Statement on Murphy Admin’s Green Light for VW Settlement & EV Partnership

For Immediate Release: June 3, 2019 Contact: Norah Langweiler, NJ Work Environment Council, 908-303-4546 ext. 302 Murphy Administration Gives Green Lights for VW Settlement & EV Partnership Trenton – The following is a statement from Norah Langweiler, Jersey Renews campaign organizer. "The announcements today from Governor Murphy and NJDEP are important steps forward in the electrification of [...]

By |2019-06-03T17:28:26-04:00June 3rd, 2019|ElectrifyNJ, Press|0 Comments

Electric Vehicles Mean Good Jobs, Cleaner Air, Healthier Children Mean Stronger Paterson According to Mayor Andre Sayegh, GreenFaith Say

PATERSON, NJ - More than 60 elected officials, members of the clergy, and local residents enjoyed bright sunshine as they viewed and learned the benefits of the more than one dozen electric cars, as well as a hybrid vehicle that runs on both gasoline and a battery, on display in the parking lot Paterson’s historic [...]

By |2019-05-13T10:57:03-04:00May 9th, 2019|ElectrifyNJ, Press|0 Comments

Event Recap: Electric Vehicle Blessing with Paterson Mayor Andre Sayegh, GreenFaith, & Jersey Renews

On Wednesday, May 8, Paterson Mayor Andre Sayegh and Councilman Luis Velez joined Jersey Renews as partners GreenFaith, NJ Work Environment Council, and Environment New Jersey at the Calvary Baptist Church for an electric vehicle blessing on a sunny afternoon. Led by Rev. Dr. Randall Lassiter, Senior Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, leaders of [...]

By |2019-06-03T10:36:55-04:00May 9th, 2019|ElectrifyNJ, Events|0 Comments

Press Release: Paterson Mayor and Local Legislators Join African-American Pastors in Calling for Passage of Electric Vehicle Legislation

For Immediate Release: May 8, 2019 Contact: Norah Langweiler, NJ Work Environment Council, 908-303-4546 ext. 302 Brett Nadrich, Communications Director, GreenFaith, brett@greenfaith.org (+1-732-588-6162) Paterson, NJ — On Wednesday, May 8, one week before an expected pivotal vote on S2252/A4819 (an omnibus bill to develop incentives and infrastructure for electric transportation across New Jersey), city and state government officials [...]

By |2019-05-13T10:57:48-04:00May 8th, 2019|ElectrifyNJ, Press|0 Comments

Event Recap: Jersey City is Leading the Way on Electric Vehicles

On Tuesday, April 23, Jersey Renews and Environment New Jersey joined Jersey City to celebrate Earth Day with a call to state legislators to pass S2252/A4819 which addresses pollution from cars, trucks, and buses in New Jersey via investment in electric vehicle infrastructure. Mayor Steven Fulop, Ward E Councilman James Solomon, Ward B Councilwoman [...]

By |2019-05-14T10:00:06-04:00April 24th, 2019|ElectrifyNJ, Events|0 Comments

Event Recap: Glassboro is ready for Electric Vehicles

On Earth Day, Monday, April 22, Jersey Renews and Environment New Jersey partnered with the City of Glassboro to host an electric vehicle ride and drive. Mayor John Wallace III welcomed the crowd to his city and pledged to support initiatives, like S2252/A4819, the electric vehicle bill currently making its way through the assembly, [...]

By |2019-05-14T09:57:39-04:00April 23rd, 2019|ElectrifyNJ, Events|0 Comments

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