Welcome to our celebration of the hottest trend in transportation: Electric Vehicles! The annual National Drive Electric Week events hosted regionally and locally in San Luis Obispo will give you opportunities to:
learn about the many modes of electrified transportation
talk to folks who are currently driving electric cars and riding electric bikes
get behind the wheel or in the saddle of a variety of the latest models
Drive Electric Week SLO kicks off with two on-line interactive events hosted by regional partners,then follows up with two in-person events in San Luis Obispo. To get the most out of the week, attend all four! Pre-registration is required for the on-line events and strongly encouraged for the in-person events. Event descriptions and links follow:
E-bikes, buses, & box trucks, oh my!
Hear from a panel of leading spokespeople who will help get you moving on two wheels! This expert panel will touch on topics including cycle logistics, city planning, transportation policy, and equity issues.
Saturday, September 25 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Electric Vehicles 101
If you’ve been thinking about making the switch to electric, join us in this interactive presentation to find out about charging, range, and purchasing options. Hosted by the Community Environmental Council of Santa Barbara.
Tuesday, September 28 @ 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Electrify your Life
Hear from local experts and EV owners about the many advantages of a fully electric lifestyle. This event will showcase electric vehicles, and provide information about programs to help community members reduce their overall carbon emissions.
Thursday, September 30 @ 6:00 – 9:00 pm
at the SLO Farmer’s Market
Ride & Drive
Check out a wide variety of electric cars and bikes on display, with several dealermodels available for test drives and rides. EV and E-bike owners will be there and will offer rides and answer questions about the joys of driving and riding electric.
Saturday, October 2 @ 9:00 am-2:00 pm
|at the Madonna Inn
For a list of other on-line events or If you are outside of SLO during NDEW, you can find those events at https://driveelectricweek.org/attend