ON-RAMP will lay the foundation for an Adirondack North Country low-carbon transportation road map that will address:

  • Quick ramp-up for electric vehicles and infrastructure
  • Incentives, financing and funding opportunities
  • New York State policies and initiatives
  • Low-carbon fleet and hauling options
  • Local clean electricity to meet increased demand


Pre-summit film screening: September 28, 7:00 p.m.

Screening of the 2011 documentary Revenge of the Electric Car, director Chris Paine’s sequel to his 2006 film Who Killed the Electric Car? Open to the public. 

Day 1: September 29, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Experts and community members will collaborate on an implementation roadmap for the region, informed by the goals of the CLCPA and other State programs. 

Keynote: How will clean transportation drive economic development in New York State and the Adirondack North Country?

Three Plenary Sessions:

       - NYS policy and initiatives
       - Infrastructure
       - Moving people and goods

Lunch: Lunch and the National Grid Ride and Drive program

Concurrent breakout sessions and private meetings will focus on laying the groundwork for implementing the region’s low-carbon transportation transition.   

Reception: Networking, food and the Hotel Saranac’s specialty drink created just for this Summit — the Fast Charge.

Day 2: September 30, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Implementation sessions continue:

Participants will focus on finalizing the roadmap and meeting the transportation needs of the World University Games to be held in Lake Placid in January 2023.



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Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 08:00 to Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 12:30