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Park, Charge and Go: Electric Vehicle Charging at Two Seattle Parks

Seattle City Light and Seattle Parks and Recreation invite community members to attend the following open houses to learn about City Light’s proposal to install public electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in Magnuson Park and Gas Works Park as part of the City of Seattle’s Drive Clean Initiative. Road transportation represents two-thirds of Seattle’s climate pollution. The Drive Clean Initiative is focused on leveraging Seattle’s clean electricity across the transportation sector to support the city’s goal of carbon neutrality by 2050.


Magnuson Park and Gas Works Park have been identified as sites for two direct current (DC) fast chargers for electric vehicles. These units can charge most EVs for approximately 100 miles of range in 30 minutes. At the open house, customers can learn about the proposed EV charging station locations. City of Seattle staff will be available to answer questions from the community about EVs and City Light’s public EV charging pilot program.


Magnuson Park Open House

Wednesday, January 9, 2019


The public is encouraged to drop in anytime during these hours.


Open House Location
Magnuson Park
The Brig / Building 406

6344 NE 74th Street

Seattle, WA 98115

Gas Works Park Open House

Thursday, January 17, 2019


The public is encouraged to drop in anytime during these hours.


Open House Location

John Stanford International School
Library Room

4057 5th Ave NE

Seattle, WA 98105

Seattle City Light will present input from the open houses to the Seattle Board of Park Commissioners prior to approval of the sites.

Seattle City Light is dedicated to delivering customers affordable, reliable and environmentally responsible electricity services.

 Seattle Parks and Recreation provides welcoming and safe opportunities to play, learn, contemplate and build community, and promotes responsible stewardship of the land. We promote healthy people, a healthy environment, and strong communities.