Want to see how the latest EV vehicles handle the road? Dreaming of driving a Tesla? Tempted to try out an E-bike? Pop on over to the Franklin Templeton Campus at Saratoga Drive and Franklin Parkway just next door to Bay Meadows on September 10th between 1-4pm. The City of San Mateo will host its Electric Vehicle Expo during the Sixth Annual National Drive Electric Week. Register today, complete the survey, and you’ll be entered to win $100.
The Electric Vehicle (EV) Expo, presented in conjunction with Plug in America, is geared to those interested in a more sustainable, climate-friendly lifestyle. The latest EV makes and models will be on-display and – in some cases – available for driving or riding in. Watch for new models of Mercedes, BMW, Ford, Fiat, Nissan and Volkswagen. As an added bonus, this year, other types of electric vehicles including electric scooters from Genze, a variety of e-bikes, and the electric motorcycle used by the San Mateo Police Department will also be on display.
In San Mateo, fifty-eight percent of the greenhouse gasses emitted are from on-road transportation. The City’s recently adopted Climate Action Plan has identified several measures to achieve greenhouse gas reductions, including increasing the adoption of electric vehicles within the community. This event builds awareness and demonstrates the actions residents can take to reduce carbon emissions.
Did you know? Caltrain is a key commuter option for Bay Meadows, with 41% of residents riding daily. Caltrain serves one of the country’s most economically productive corridors linking San Francisco and San Jose through Silicon Valley. And…what’s more, it’s poised to go electric! Read more on that here.
A recent resident surveys shows Bay Meadows residents have been switching up how they get around in big numbers. Thanks to their efforts, plus help from ConnectSanMateo and other programs, walking, biking, (Bike-Sharing) and riding Caltrain means less time stuck in traffic and more free time to enjoy life.
Conveniently located between San Francisco and Palo Alto in San Mateo, Bay Meadows offers new homes for sale and for rent within walking distance of Caltrain. Ease of transportation is only one of many reasons you’ll fall in love with Bay Meadows. Beautiful, new, clean homes sit among 18 acres of open space, which includes parks, a community garden, public art, ball fields, bocce and basketball courts and a new playground. All this just a walk from Whole Foods, Chipotle, Crunch Fitness, Hillsdale Shopping Center and more. Plus, we’ve got best-in-class purveyors, such as Blue Bottle Coffee and Tin Pot Creamery, coming soon to Bay Meadows’ Town Square. Learn more about what Midurban offers by following our Facebook page.