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

Press Release: VW Funds for Electrification of Transportation is a Good Start, Still Far to Go

For Immediate Release: March 4, 2019 Contact: Norah Langweiler, NJ Work Environment Council, 908-303-4546 ext. 302 Trenton – On Thursday the Department of Environmental Protection announced allocations for the first round of VW settlement funding. The funds were made available to all states as a result of federal action against Volkswagen for fraudulent emissions reports. New Jersey [...]

By |2019-03-05T15:52:05-05:00March 4th, 2019|ElectrifyNJ, Press|0 Comments

Transit Equity Day 2019 Recap

On Monday, February 4 Jersey Renews partnered with the Amalgamated Transit Union for the second year to celebrate Transit Equity Day. Together with Paterson Mayor Andre Sayegh and allies like NJ Work Environment Council, Tri-State Transportation Campaign, Environment New Jersey, Working Families, and Clean Water Action, Transit Equity Day is a national day of action [...]

By |2019-03-13T14:01:29-04:00February 6th, 2019|ElectrifyNJ, Events|0 Comments

Press Release: Transit Equity Rally in Paterson – Workers & Community Members Advocate for Accessible Public Transit Run on Clean, Renewable Energy

For Immediate Release: Feb 4, 2019 Contact: Norah Langweiler, NJ Work Environment Council, 908-303-4546 ext. 302 Paterson, NJ – Several dozen people gathered at City Hall on Monday, February 4 to show support for the electrification of New Jersey’s transportation system. The event, organized by Jersey Renews in partnership with the Amalgamated Transit Union, brought together a [...]

By |2019-02-06T14:17:36-05:00February 4th, 2019|ElectrifyNJ, Press|0 Comments

Drive Electric Month Recap

Throughout October, which we have dubbed “Drive Electric Month,” Jersey Renews and partners hosted ride and drives across the state for elected officials and residents and an electric vehicle blessing in Paterson for faith leaders to get to know and test drive electric vehicles. Each event featured several different electric vehicles - the mainstays being [...]

By |2019-01-28T11:34:05-05:00November 16th, 2018|ElectrifyNJ, Events|0 Comments

Press Release: Electric Bus Report Bolsters Call to Electrify NJ Transit Bus Fleet Statewide Coalition Advocates for Transit Electrification, Transparency, and Fewer Emissions at Energy Master Plan Hearing

For Immediate Release: October 10, 2018 Contact: Doug O’Malley, Environment New Jersey, (609) 392-5151 Norah Langweiler, NJ Work Environment Council, (609) 214-5110 Electric Bus Report Bolsters Call to Electrify NJ Transit Bus Fleet Statewide Coalition Advocates for Transit Electrification, Transparency, and Fewer Emissions at Energy Master Plan Hearing Newark – If New Jersey Transit transitioned [...]

By |2019-01-28T11:34:27-05:00October 19th, 2018|ElectrifyNJ, Press|0 Comments

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