SANTA MONICA, Calif., /California Newswire/ — Media Center Entertainment announced today that two dozen of the U.S. Department of Energy supported Clean Cities Coalitions have pledged to hold public alternative fuels events and press conferences to support the GreenAcrossAmerica.com 2012 CNG Road Trip. Antelope Valley Clean Cities (AVCC) Program Coordinator, and National Campaign Chairman, Curtis Martin, along with CNGChat.com members Evelyn and Gary Corbitt have organized a cross country and back compressed natural gas (CNG) road trip involving Clean Cities Coalition's across the nation.
This grass roots movement will be the launch event in a 12 month campaign to raise public awareness to alternative fuels and economic recovery.
* Launching from a "National Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Odyssey Day 2012" event on the Santa Monica Pier, the program begins at 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Thursday, October 11th, 2012 with an Elton John musical act. Press Conference begins at 9:30 a.m. with Guest speakers to follow at 10 a.m. The specially sponsored car wrapped CNG Honda launching to its first destination at 11 am. It is scheduled to arrive back in California on November 1, 2012. Return location will be the same unless and alternative site is announced. The new 2012 Honda Civic, powered by Natural Gas and provided by American Honda, in Torrance, Calif., will travel across the U.S. and arrive on the Boardwalk in Atlantic City, N.J. before returning to California.
* The Corbitt's goal is to do the trip on natural gas available through publicly accessible fueling stations. They will participate in AFV Odyssey Day events, public CNG fueling station Grand Openings, a press event at a natural gas drilling operation, tours of biogas plants and CNG conversion shops and more, as they travel across the country.
* In order to let the nation follow their progress, the car will be equipped with a GPS tracking system, supplied by Green Road, Inc., as part of their fleet telematics solution. "This will be a first for this type of event and allow people to actually locate and follow the vehicle both to and between events to show their support," said Mr. Martin.
To learn more about the Clean Cities program at http://www.cleancities.energy.gov/ , and learn how to get involved with the Antelope Valley Clean Cities Coalition at http://www.AntelopeCleanCities.com/ .
Learn more online at: http://GreenAcrossAmerica.com/ .
Antelope Valley Clean Cities; 43301 N. Division St., Lancaster, CA 93535.