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Clean, Green, Driving Machines & Beyond: A Green Transportation Workshop for Bay Area Businesses
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 from 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, CA
Come look under the hood of the LATEST Green Vehicles!!!
Exciting presentations from Bauer IT, Google, PG&E and many more!!!
The Business Council on Climate Change and the San Francisco Clean Cities Coalition present a free workshop on
Clean, Green, Driving Machines & Beyond
A Green Transportation Workshop for Bay Area Businesses
Wednesday, April 6, 10:00am—2:30pm
Port Commission Hearing Room, Ferry Building, San Francisco
M O R N I N G S E S S I O N
Purchasing Green Vehicles for Your Business – Incentives and Infrastructure
10:00—10:15 SESSION 1
The Bay Area Green Vehicle Landscape – Bob Hayden, SF Environment
SF Environment Clean Air Program Manager Bob Hayden will introduce the workshop with an overview of
San Francisco’s green transportation initiatives, and how the city can support businesses.
10:15—11:00 SESSION 2
Which Green Vehicle is Right for your Business Needs? What are the Incentives?
Mike Calise, EVadvise, Dan Bowermaster, PG&E, Karen Schkolnick, BAAQMD
This session will explore the variety of alternative fuel vehicle options (and associated infrastructure)
available to Bay Area businesses with corporate cars or a fleet, including electric, CNG, and biodiesel. It will
also provide an overview of the government incentives available to support the purchase of these vehicles.
11:00—12:00 SESSION 3
Green Vehicles in Action: Case Studies from Bay Area Businesses
Rolf Schreiber, Google; Gary Bauer, Bauer’s Intelligent Transportation; Jolie Ginsburg, Incredible
Adventures Tour Company
During this panel discussion, we will hear from three businesses about their experience converting fleets to
electric, biodiesel, CNG, and solar-hybrid vehicles.
*LUNCH AND TOUR OF GREEN VEHICLES IN FRONT OF FERRY BUILDING *
A F T E R N O O N S E S S I O N
No Vehicles? No Worries. Providing an “Alternative Commuting” Option for Your Employees
1:00—1:15 SESSION 4
The Business Case for a Green Commuting Strategy – Dev Crews, Luminesa
Learn the benefits to your organization for implementing a clean commute program. Provide incentives for
employees to carpool, ride share, take public transit, walk, bike, or purchase greener vehicles. Enhance
branding and reputation, reduce scope II carbon emissions, improve productivity and profits.
..and make your employees happy.
1:15—1:30 SESSION 5
Start with Reducing Demand – Using Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Effectively
Krute Singa, SF Environment
Reducing transportation demand is the cornerstone of a green commuting policy. This session will look at
how implementing a TDM strategy can reduce the amount of vehicle miles traveled for your firm. It will also
answer the question: How can the city help?
1:30—2:30 SESSION 6
Providing Employees Access to Green Vehicles: Car Sharing and Corporate Cars
Lisa Galindo, Zimride; Mike Harrigan, City CarShare; Paul McGrath, RideSpring; Tom Brigham, Park Pod.
Car sharing and ride-sharing programs are widespread in the Bay Area. Session six will examine how your
firm can use existing programs to provide your employees with access to alternative fuel vehicles. It will also
look at an interesting partnering strategy that may provide a model for businesses to share infrastructure.
Many thanks to our community partner for help promoting the event
This workshop is generously sponsored by a grant from AAA
When & Where
Business Council on Climate Change
The Business Council on Climate Change is a partnership of businesses committed to making the San Francisco Bay Area a model of commercial climate stewardship by following the five Principles on Climate Leadership. The Business Council on Climate Change is sponsored by the Bay Area Council, the San Francisco Department of the Environment, and the UN Global Compact.