EV Update: PG&E to Deploy EV Charging Stations in Low-Income Communities

A BIG YEAR FOR EV EQUITY It’s been an exciting 12 months for electric vehicle equity. Some highlights: Almost a year ago, to the day, the three biggest utilities in California submitted $1 billion in proposals aimed at electrifying cars,…
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California Okays New Electric Vehicle Charging Projects to Boost Access in Low-Income Communities

$43 Million in Smaller Projects Part of Larger Push to Grow EV Access Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA – Today the California Public Utilities Commission approved 15 proposals to expand electric vehicle…
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Electric Buses and Trucks Can Deliver Opportunity in California by Cutting Poverty and Pollution

Heavy-duty vehicles are the single largest source of smog-forming pollution in California. Transportation emissions endanger public health and hurt low-income communities and communities of color the most because these communities are more likely to be located near busy roads, highways,…
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L-C-T-P, Find Out What It Means to Me: California Finally Delivers Historic Clean Transportation Boost to Its Poorest and Most Polluted Communities

Climate Justice, for the Win! You might have already heard about this year’s historic policy wins for environmental justice and equity. My teammate, Emi Wang, called it a “monster year” for communities most impacted by poverty and pollution. California committed…
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Mo’ Money, Mo’ EVs: More Electric Car Rebates Available for Low-income Californians

California continues to be a national leader on electric vehicle (EV) equity. Yesterday (March 29, 2016), California took a critical step in getting new EVs into the hands of low-income drivers. The California Air Resources Board (CARB) changed eligibility requirements…
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