SRI International, TERC, and Girls Inc. Partner with AC Transit Inspire High School Girls to Create Greener Public Transportation Solutions

December 20, 2010

Press Release Available at: www.sri.com.

As part of the Girls InnovaTE3 (Girls Innovating With Technology as Entrepreneurial Environmental Engineers) programming, SRI International, TERC, and Girls Inc. of Alameda County have partnered with Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit) for a new community action project called “Green Riders”. “Green Riders: Innovative Transportation Systems” encourages the girls who participate in InnovaTE3 to design environmentally-friendly public transportation solutions. This youth-led project is part of the larger Girls InnovaTE3 program—an NSF-funded initiative that introduces underserved urban girls grades 8-11 to Earth system science and STEM careers through a novel afterschool curriculum and programming.

The press release issued by SRI can be found here.

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For more information on Girls Incorporated of Alameda County, please visit: www.girlsinc-alameda.org.