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Charging Station Site Number 94301_1

Status as of 1/30/2011: In service.

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Palo Alto City Hall Garage

250 Hamilton Ave.
Palo Alto, California 94301

Site ID:  94301_1      Thomas Bros. Maps Page and Grid™:   790-J4

Restricted parking.  Details:   3 hr parking M-F 8-5
Unlimited parking all other times.

Charging facilities at this site:
  1 - Small paddle
  1 - Avcon
  2 - Other
     Other types:  6-20 240V
5-20 120V

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Garage entrance, by Tom Dowling, 9/04.

Lat:  37.44483 (N 37°26.690') (N 37°26'41.4")   (WGS 84 datum)
Lon:-122.16002 (W122°09.601') (W122°09'36.1")
(V: Determined by GPS site visit.)

Elevation: 29 feet.

10/6/09: City of Palo Alto reports that Avcon was ripped off the wall and destroyed.
12/12/05: Michael Mora reports Avcon replaced. Needs to be tested by Avcon-equipped EV.
11/29/05: Will Beckett reports: " Palo Alto City Hall, level A, Avcon charging station -- the paddle needs to be replaced. The contacts are bad (fried) and the box won't turn on. "

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3 hour parking limit on work days, but available 24x7.

Driving directions:
Entrance on Bryant St between Hamilton Ave. and Forest Ave.
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How to find the charging station location once you have found the site:
On the "A: level of the garage.

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Contact information:
Transportation Division (650) 329-2520

Driver reports requested to verify Avcon operation, and to get new serial number.

5  Raters:
Archie Roboostof 4/03

Equipment model and serial number info:
DS-50 config DS50-30-S3-C25-10
ser DF-01-02-0039 -- replaced 12/05 -- need new serial number.

Only sign I've seen that threatens to tow hybrids parked in EV spaces! Tom Dowling, 9/04.

Avcon, 5-20, 6-20, by Tom Dowling, 9/04.

City Hall overview, by Earl Killian, 9/04.

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Generated on Sunday, 1/30/2011, at 10:45:10 PM PT from evcnall.fp7.

Revision History:
1/13/2011: Added SPI, changed AVC to OK, action to OK. twd
9/6/09 Changed from OK to AVC DOWN. See status comment.
12/12/05: Changed status from AVC DOWN to OK.
11/29/05: Changed status from OK to AVC DOWN.
9/18/2004: Added "I Was There" report.
9/16/04: Added photos, updated lat/lon.
9/7/02: Changed L6-20 to 6-20 per Will Beckett
7/11/02: Added per Will Beckett report 5/30/02.
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