Addressing an Equitable Transition to Electric Vehicles: Current Policies and Recommendations

Addressing an Equitable Transition to Electric Vehicles: Current Policies and Recommendations

As electric vehicles (EVs) become more popular and the US transitions away from fossil fueled transportation, bridging the income gap in EV ownership remains an important challenge. According to the City of Boston, only 8% of Boston EV owners have an annual income of less than $50,000 dollars. Given that EV’s are much cleaner and less expensive to drive, and given that air pollution disproportionally burdens low income communities in the U.S., it is important…
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Should You Invest In An Electric Vehicle?

Should You Invest In An Electric Vehicle?

The need for more sustainable solutions in all aspects of our life has grown exponentially due to climate change. Among the strategies aimed at reducing our carbon footprint within the transportation sector, one particular solution stands out: electric vehicles (EVs). Transportation accounts for the largest portion of total US greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions at a staggering 29 percent. In fact, highway vehicles alone account for over 1.4 billion tons of greenhouse gas emissions every year.…
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