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1914 - Signal newspaper owner-editor Scott Newhall born in San Francisco [story]
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The city of Santa Clarita will join transportation providers, local municipalities and businesses throughout California to celebrate California Clean Air Day by offering free local and commuter trips on Santa Clarita’s CNG powered busses on Wednesday, Oct. 2, in an effort to improve air quality and promote public transportation.

In addition, the City is excited to offer drivers free electric vehicle charging at select EV charging stations throughout Santa Clarita. City staff will also be present at the Jan Heidt Metrolink Station at 24300 Railroad Avenue from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.; offering informational pamphlets and giveaways.

“Transportation remains the single largest source of air pollution in California. We hope that offering environmentally-friendly transportation incentives will encourage residents to take advantage of Santa Clarita’s green resources,” said Mayor Marsha McLean. “Reducing carbon emissions from fuel-powered vehicles not only creates a more sustainable future, but also helps preserve Santa Clarita’s ecosystem.”

The locations that will offer free charging include:
· Santa Clarita City Hall, 23920 Valencia Boulevard
· Valencia Heritage Park, 24155 Newhall Ranch Road
· Valencia Glen Park, 23750 Via Gavola
· The Centre, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway
· Canyon Country Park, 17615 Soledad Canyon Road
· Old Town Newhall Parking Structure, 22551 9th Street

Santa Clarita Transit riders can visit movitapp.com for easy step-by-step trip planning. Riders are also encouraged to use the hashtag #CleanAirDaySCT on social media for a chance to win a Santa Clarita Transit month pass, for the month of the winner’s choice. Please contact Administrative Analyst, Alex Porlier at (661) 295-9304 or aporlier@santa-clarita.com for additional information regarding Santa Clarita Transit.

For more information about EV Charging stations throughout Santa Clarita, please contact Laura Jardine at ljardine@santa-clarita.com or call (661) 255-4376. Additional information regarding environmentally-friendly transportation options can be found at GreenSantaClarita.com.

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