Date: October 17, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Union Square – North Plaza
17th Street and Union Square East, New York, NY
Event Highlights: Empire Clean Cities Coalition held their Odyssey 2014 event at the north end of Union Square Park. Ten alternative fuel vehicles were available for the public to view and ask questions about; among these were a man-powered freight trike by Revolution Rickshaws, a biodiesel-powered hybrid electric street sweeper owned by the New York Department of Sanitation, two Nissan Leaf’s, various CNG powered vehicles and others. Despite bad weather, the vehicles sparked numerous individuals to stop and see the vehicles and learn about the event and the organization.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Registration is from 7:30am-8:30am. Our conference will begin promptly at 8:30am
NYU-Poly Pfizer Auditorium, 5 MetroTech Center Brooklyn, NY 11201
Event Highlights: Odyssey Day is an outreach and education event dedicated to promoting cleaner choices in transportation. Our mission is to educate the public on
public and private business leaders who are committed to greening their
own local communities by spreading the word on alternative fuel vehicles
The 1st Annual Conference, held as a mini-conference on October 9th, is co-hosted by NYU-Poly. Empire Clean Cities’ goal is to discuss emerging topics around sustainability, and answer questions like what is NYC doing to be innovative, and what can
we learn from other cities and their innovative solutions.
Thursday, October 18, 2012
11:30AM – 2:00PM
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn, NY (Old Fulton Street and Water Street)
New York, NY
Event Highlights: Empire Clean Cities and New York City and the Lower Hudson Valley Clean Communities, Inc. (NYCLHVCC) hosted another successful Odyssey Day at yet another iconic NYC location, the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge. Fourteen vehicles were showcased by both private and public companies, including Coca-Cola, Con-Edison, Down East Seafood, City of White Plains, Frito-Lay/Pepsi Co., Verizon and numerous NYC agency vehicles, including NYPD, NYC Department of Transportation and NYC Sanitation. Hundreds of passerby were exposed the many different types of alternative fuel vehicles operating in the NYCLHVCC region. This year’s Odyssey Day was momentous in that NYCLHVCC announced its re-branded name, Empire Clean Cities.
Sponsors/Partners: Honda, Toyota, Eaton, Think, City of New York Department of Sanitation, New York Botanical Garden, Coca-Cola, Manhattan Beer, Phoenix Beverage, Down East Seafood, Zipcar, New York Department of Transportation, New York Department of Environmental Protection, Hertz Connect, Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation, FedEx, Empire Merchants, Anheuser Busch, National Grid, Frito Lay, Verizon, City of White Plains, Republic Services, Town of Mamaroneck, Central Hudson General Electric, ConEd
Attendance: 1,500 government officials, private and public fleet representatives, OEMs, industry experts, consumers
Event Highlights: The National AFV Day Odyssey kickoff event was held in New York City’s Union Square. This event celebrated the 131 events taking place across the United States as part of National AFV Day Odyssey. Hosted by New York City and Lower Hudson Valley Clean Communities (NYCLHVCC) and the City of New York Parks & Recreation, with support from the New York City Department of Transportation, the occasion served as the official kickoff for Odyssey events taking place across the country. More than twenty-five alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles from public and private fleets around New York City and the Lower Hudson Valley were on display. Odyssey National Spokesperson and award-winning filmmaker Josh Tickell as well as representatives from Honda, Toyota, Think, Eaton, NYCLHVCC, City of New York Parks & Recreation, New York City Department of Transportation, and the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium spoke about the future of alternative fuels.
Contact: Christina Ficicchia
Co-host Contact: Jessica Vom Steeg