Transitioning to electric freight vehicles offers corporate shippers and carriers one of the best opportunities to mitigate their emissions while reducing the demand for oil in the U.S. transportation sector. The following sections outline the national and economic security, environmental, health, equity, and cost-saving benefits of shifting the transportation sector from oil to electric-based.
Local Government Playbook: How Counties, Cities, and Towns Can Support EV Infrastructure and Leverage Federal InvestmentsJaclyn Lea2022-12-07T18:02:42-05:00
The Local Government Playbook provides recommendations for how counties, cities, and towns can utilize federal investments in EV infrastructure.
Online database of resources and a step-by-step guide to help fleet managers and other state government officials incorporate EVs into their fleets.
Electric Vehicles in Rural Communities: Moving beyond the urban setting to advance transportation electrificationNoah Gabriel2022-03-03T15:07:09-05:00
Provides a primer on EV basics, cost-comparisons with ICE vehicles, and other helpful information to advance EV adoption in rural areas.
A case study of EV deployment in Des Moines, Iowa's cold climate.
The United States economy is heavily dependent on the functionality of our freight and goods transportation services. Road freight transportation in the United States is projected to grow steadily in the coming decades, and electrified vehicles are emerging as a cleaner, cost-effective alternative to diesel trucks that can be powered by American electricity.
This toolkit is designed to provide public officials and advocates with model EV policies that accelerate the switch to clean vehicles in an effective, sustainable, and equitable way.
In order to combat our climate crisis, improve air quality and public health, and improve our energy security, we must move transportation away from oil and toward an electric future.