Drive Electric Earth Day
Cincinnati EV Showcase and Ride & Drive--Northside
Apr 30, 2022
|Day:||Saturday, April 30, 2022 NOTE: this event has already happened.|
|Time:||9:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT|
|Location:||Northside public parking (adjacent to Northside Transit Center)
4030 Hamilton Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45223
In contrast with the general Summit Park Earth Day celebration the week before, this event in Northside was an EV meet-up as well as our biggest-ever ride & drive. We had over 25 EVs total and gave over 60 rides or test drives. The stars of the show were two Rivian R1T electric pickup trucks. One of them gave over 20 rides!
We had 15 different EV models, a Zero motorcycle and a couple of e-bikes. Thanks to
Thanks to Electrada for installing EV charging—12 EV chargers within walking distance. Thanks also to Northside Business Association for hosting the event! This was our first ride & drive event in Northside. The location worked great, and the community was diverse and welcoming.
photo by: Gary Heaton
Event volunteer Phil Smith enjoying a donut (courtesy of Electrada) while checking out ride & drive volunteer David Dawson’s blue Tesla Model Y
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.
à Please note: this event has moved from Cincinnati Museum Center to Northside!
Drive Electric Cincinnati invites you to an electric vehicle showcase and ride & drive at 4030 Hamilton Avenue, adjacent to the Northside Transit Center.
EV Owners – bring your EV to join our EV Showcase!
Interesting in learning more about driving electric? Not yet an Electric Vehicle (EV) owner? This event is for you! Check out the wide range of EVs available, including Tesla Model Y, Mustang Mach-E, VW ID.4, Chevy Bolt and more. Chat with EV owners—the best source of information about what it is like to own and drive an electric car. Learn about options for public charging and charging at home. Join our interactive chalk mural family activity: turn a parking space into a work of art!
At the event, sign up to ride in an EV or take one out for a test drive. Experience smooth, quiet EV acceleration and see for yourself what people are talking about!
- EV drivers
- Drivers of non-EVs:
EV charging: The adjacent Northside Transit Center has 2 Flo-network chargers; on the other side Blue Rock Street from the event, Gantry Apartments has 4 (shown on map below). In addition, the lot at Lingo & Hamilton has 6 chargers.
Thanks to Electrada for installing EV charging and to Northside Business Association for hosting the event!
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There are currently 230 attendees registered.
Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend
|Tesla Model 3||10|
|Tesla Model Y||5|
|Nissan Leaf (2011-2017)||2|
|Tesla Model S||2|
|Ford Fusion Energi||1|
|Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid||1|
|Hyundai Ioniq 5||1|
|Kia Niro Electric||1|
|Nissan Leaf (2018+)||1|
|Toyota RAV4 EV (2012 and later)||1|
Registered attendees report 954,400 electric miles driven.