Electrification

EV charging station with cars at TNB Research, Kajang, Hulu Langat, Selangor, Malaysia

Making The Switch To EVs Requires Robust Charging Infrastructure

With more states outlawing the sales of gas-powered vehicles and the federal government setting ambitious electrification goals, now is the time to invest in critical charging infrastructure.

November 5, 2021 - Slate

Miami Bus

To Fight Climate Change, Support Public Transit

Electric cars may garner a lot of attention these days, but significantly reducing carbon emissions and urban congestion means investing in high-quality mass transit.

November 5, 2021 - The Verge

Germany

How Global Cities Are Working to Electrify Transit

With the transportation sector accounting for a third of urban carbon emissions, cities around the world are seeking new ways to electrify their transit fleets and reduce fossil fuel consumption.

October 18, 2021 - The New York Times

Electric Vehicle Charging

Five Midwest States to Develop EV Charging Network

The governors hope the agreement will create jobs, reduce emissions, and encourage more widespread adoption of electric vehicles in their states.

October 7, 2021 - NPR

Electric Cars

Hybrid Car Sales Fail to Meet Predictions

Over a decade ago, automakers predicted that every new car would be a hybrid by 2020. Why were they so off the mark?

September 2, 2021 - Vice

Amtrak Train

New Infrastructure Bill Guts Transit, EVs, and Safety Programs

The proposed bill keeps road funding almost intact while cutting funding for electrification, rail, and community development.

August 15, 2021 - Streetsblog USA

Electric Cars

Too Much Focus on EVs in Infrastructure Bill

Funding the electrification of personal vehicles won't move the needle on climate change nearly as much as investing in infrastructure that lets people get out of their cars, mode shift advocates argue.

August 9, 2021 - Streetsblog USA

School Buses

Congress Shortchanges School Bus Electrification in Infrastructure Bill

Greening school buses, which represent the bulk of America's mass transit, would reduce children's exposure to harmful diesel emissions and remove millions of tons of greenhouse gas emissions from our roads.

August 3, 2021 - Streetsblog USA

Climate Change Protest

The Climate One-Two Punch

Like a boxer, cities are wielding their one-two punch in the fight against climate change. One punch aims to protect people from the oppressive heat, while the second punch strikes at the source of global warming by reducing overall GHG emissions.

August 2, 2021 - Robert Fischer

Portland Transit

Fighting Climate Change Requires Serious Transportation Reform

The federal government can encourage public transit use and electrification through reforms in transportation systems and land use policies.

August 2, 2021 - Center for American Progress

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