Electric Vehicles & Bikes Used to Commute Between City Buildings
The City’s Get There Green program is one way the City is reducing its carbon footprint. The program offers City employees alternative transportation options to commute between City buildings. This EcoSmart segmentfeatures the City’s new, USA manufactured, Global Electric Motor (GEM) vehicle. Street legal and safe, this 100% electric vehicle boasts 25 mph for an average of 22-26 miles with six new and fully charged 12-volt batteries. The video also shares the option for City employees to check out bicycles and helmets as well.
How to Control Cogongrass in Tallahassee: One of the Worst Weeds in the World
Invasive plants and animals are bad news. These non-native species pose health risks to residents and threaten almost half of Florida’s endangered species with extinction. They also negatively impact the state’s economy.
This segment of Tallahassee Matters covers one of the most invasive weeds in the world and the Tallahassee area, Cogongrass. The video shares what Cogongrass is, why it’s a problem, how to identify and control it, and how to report it. The City, County, State, and Federal agencies as well as private property owners are all working together to address this issue.