Tag Archives: electric vehicle

Reader questions free parking, fueling for EVs in public parking lots

Dear Street Smarts, Q: At the corner of Lincoln and Cedar streets, there is one of the few remaining free parking lots downtown. In that lot, is an electric car charging station and two electric car parking spaces. I suspect … Continue reading

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Bill to be mailed for Fishhook damage

The driver who, earlier this month, crashed into the barrier between Emeline Avenue on Highway 1 and Northbound Highway 17 at the Fishhook is going to get a bill from the state. On July 10, the driver of a Ford … Continue reading

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Life with a plug-in electric car

Editor’s note: Today’s column comes from Cheryl Schmitt, transportation coordinator for Santa Cruz city’s public works department. She recently bought a “Th!nk City” all electric car as part of her next phase in promoting alternative transportation, an effort she’s been … Continue reading

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