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National Plug In Day is Sept 23 in Manassas

National Plug In Day is Sept 23 in Manassas

Northern Virginia’s National Plug In Day event will be Sunday, September 23 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at The Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William Street, Manassas, Virginia.  The event will give you the chance to learn more about electric vehicles (EV) via interaction with private owners and local EV dealers, as well as through vehicle test drives. The event will feature EVs from Sheehy Nissan (Leaf), Malloy Mitsubishi (i-MiEV), and Miller Toyota (Plug In Prius). 

Who Should Attend

EV Owners: Come mingle and swap stories with other owners.

Prospective EV Buyers: Learn more about EVs through interaction with owners and dealers and stick around for a test drive.

Curiosity Seekers: See what all the buzz is about and find out why people are switching to electric.

For more information about the event, contact Kayne Karnbach at 202-738-2245 or visit pluginday.org.

 

 

 

 

 

Alexandria Seaport Foundation receives $50K grant at Economic Club event with guest Warren Buffett

Alexandria Seaport Foundation receives $50K grant at Economic Club event with guest Warren Buffett

Buffett and David Rubenstein, The Economic Club of Washington, DC's President, are among business leaders at 25th anniversary celebration on June 5th where 10 community organizations, including the Alexandria Seaport Foundation, received a total of $500,000 in grants

The Alexandria Seaport Foundation (ASF), which offers disadvantaged youth and young adults a paid, work-based apprentice program in boat building that prepares participants for careers in the building trades, received a $50,000 grant from The Economic Club of Washington, D.C. at its 25th anniversary on June 5th at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park.

Weekend Metro Repair Work

Weekend Metro Repair Work

The following information was sent to us by Cathy Plevy:

Metro will perform major track work over the weekend of January 20-22 on

Downtown Rockville Road Closure Planned for Saturday, Jan. 7

 

MTA ROLLS OUT ICC COMMUTER BUS ROUTES 203, 204, 205

MTA ROLLS OUT ICC COMMUTER BUS ROUTES 203, 204, 205

 

The following information was sent to us by Daniella Cummins:

 

Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) Commuter Bus 

routes 203, 204 and 205 began service today along the 18.8 mile Inter County Connector (ICC) toll road. 

The three new commuter bus routes will provide service between I-270/370 in Montgomery County and 

I-95/Rt.1 in Prince George’s County. The first two weeks of service will be provided free of charge, 

13 New American-made “Green” Buses For Ride On in Montgomery County

13 New American-made “Green” Buses For Ride On in Montgomery County

 

 

The following information was sent to us by Karen Falcon:

 

 

Montgomery County Implements Curb Markings to Save Lives

Montgomery County Implements Curb Markings to Save Lives

For the first time in Maryland,  Montgomery County and the Maryland Department of Transportation have installed curb markings along the Piney Branch corridor to prevent tragedies and indicate where it is and isn't safe for pedestrians to cross the street. As part of the Street Smart Campaign, Montgomery County Police will be stepping up their emphasis of traffic safety laws as well as issuing citations and warnings for failing to properly yield to pedestrians and drivers alike.