Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

10/17/2012 -- CCAC–West Hills Center hosts 3rd Annual Pittsburgh Region Clean Cities Odyssey Day

PRESS RELEASE
For more information contact CCAC Public Relations

PITTSBURGH—The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)–West Hills Center, in conjunction with Pittsburgh Regional Clean Cities (PRCC), is hosting the 3rd Annual Pittsburgh Region Clean Cities Odyssey Day on Friday, October 19, from 9:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. The event was created to educate fleet managers, municipalities, school districts and others about the advancements in, and benefits of, alternative transportation technologies. County Executive Rich Fitzgerald leads a distinguished group of presenters, including industry leaders representing the various alternative energy sectors. 

The day will include break-out sessions, panel discussions and a display of alternative energy vehicles. Among the vehicles for view will be the first Volvo CNG 11.9L class 8 tractor, the new Chrysler bi-fuel CNG pick-up truck, the new Mitsubishi all-electric MiEV vehicle and the all-electric Nissan Leaf. In addition, there will be ride-and-drives with a Chevrolet Volt, Nissan Leaf, Mitsubishi MiEV, CNG Honda Civic and Ford bi-fuel F150. 

The event is free and open to the public, with reservations strongly encouraged. Individuals interested in attending should RSVP to www.pgh-cleancities.org. CCAC–West Hills Center is located at 1000 McKee Road, Oakdale, PA 15071. 

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About the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)
CCAC annually educates 33,000 credit students through 170 degree, certificate and transfer programs and offers non-credit and workforce development courses to 30,000 students. The learning-centered institution’s mission is to provide affordable access to quality education and offer a dynamic, diverse and supportive learning environment that prepares the region’s residents for academic, professional and personal success in our changing global society. CCAC’s quality programs enable students to transfer credits to 520 colleges and universities and support regional workforce needs with accessible instruction available day, evening, weekend and online in Allegheny County and beyond.