Eric Heineman, Sustainability Director from the Office of the Governor, City of Lincoln Mayor Keith Snyder, and Patti Becker of Eaton Corporation listen as Nathaniel Keener, Sustainability Director from Lewis and Clark Community College (not shown) talks about the 2014 State of Illinois Electric Vehicle Relay on Tuesday morning. The state tour passed through Lincoln and Atlanta in Logan County. The goal of the tour is to demonstrate that electric cars are viable modes of transportation on long trips. Included in the day’s events in Lincoln, Snyder announced Eaton Corporation will be donating a car charger to the city in the future. The charger will be incorporated into the renovation plans at the Lincoln Depot. Be sure to see the press release below from Mayor Snyder, and look for additional coverage including the stop in Atlanta in a future edition of Lincoln Daily News.
Photo by Nila Smith (Click on image for larger version.)