Drive Electric Earth Day
Juneau Earth Day EV Road Rally
Apr 17, 2021
|Day:||Saturday, April 17, 2021 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.|
|Time:||1:00 - 2:30 pm AKDT|
|Location:||Juneau District Heating Lot
300 Egan Drive
Event ReportThe Juneau Earth Day EV Road Rally was an awesome success where the Road Rally was led with Juneau's first electric bus carrying many local and State elected officials. A record high sunny day in Juneau provided a great backdrop to show the community some of Juneau's growing electric vehicle fleet. Roughly 1 in every 40 vehicles registered in Juneau, Alaska is electric driven fueled by 100% renewable hydropower.
There was much local social media, radio and print media buzz on the event.
photo by: Duff Mitchell
Juneau Rally and Re-consolidation Point in the Mendenhall Valley of Juneau Alaska waiting for all members to catch up. Well organized volunteers assisting in the re-consolidation point line up. Total Covid Free event. Everyone stayed in their vehicles for complete social distancing. Juneau's first electric bus lead the convoy.
All attendees and volunteers are required to follow local health guidelines. It is recommended that everyone wear face masks whenever they are within six feet of another person at all Drive Electric Earth Day 2022 events. Please see this information about how to improve how your mask protects you. For more information, see our in-person event safety requirements.
Juneau Earth Day EV Road Rally. EV Fun and Covid Free. Juneau is a leading EV adoption community. Come join in our Earth Day EV Road Rally and never leave your vehicle. We will also be having an E-appearance of Juneau's latest EV bus from our Capital Transit Bus system.
Juneau EV owners and enthusiasts will be celebrating Juneau Earth Day activities with a Juneau Earth Day EV Road Rally on Saturday, April 17th 1:30 PM (line up begins at 1PM at Juneau District Heating Lot at 300 Egan Drive).
This will be Covid Free event where participants can remain in their vehicles throughout the event. Juneau's brand new Capital Transit Electric Bus will be participating in the event. Sign up and join the fun. Route map will be provided at the event.
Rally will promptly depart at 1:30PM so vehicles are asked to come and line up at 1:00PM. Route map will be provided but the Rally will travel from Downtown Juneau to Nugget Mall area, reconsolidate and then travel to Savikko Park (Sandy Beach) in Douglas and then return and end the EV Rally at the Whale Park in Downtown Juneau. Come show your EV support and celebrate Earth Day. Locally sponsored by the Juneau Electric Vehicle Association and co-sponsored by Renewable Juneau, Juneau Hydropower, Mendenhall Auto, IBEW 1547, FishBone Motors, JEDC,, CBJ Capital Transit, Juneau Commission on Sustainability, 350Juneau, and Juneau District Heating.
There are currently 37 attendees registered.
Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend
|Nissan Leaf (2011-2017)||10|
|Nissan Leaf (2018+)||2|
|Tesla Model 3||2|
|Tesla Model S||1|
|Tesla Model Y||1|
Registered attendees report 452,799 electric miles driven.
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