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The Union Square Partnership is again partnering with AT&T, Pensa and Goal Zero to bring back the popular solar-paneled cell phone charging stations. This year, they will have 3 charging stations in the seating areas. The first station will be located in the West Side Seating Area within Union Square Park, the second in the Pedestrian Plaza on Broadway and 17th Street, and the third charging station will be located at the James Fountain area (“Mother and Child” Statue).
The program grew out of Superstorm Sandy when New Yorkers who had lost power for days flocked to city centers to recharge electronic devices.
You can go here to learn more about the Street Charge program and stuff.