The EV Ready Checklist provides a comprehensive high-level overview of steps local jurisdictions can work on to prepare their community and government fleet for transportation electrification.
Governments, policymakers, businesses, and utilities will need to work together closely to realize the full potential of the IRA. RMI’s report How Policy Actions Can Spur EV Adoption in the United States, provides stakeholders with the analysis they need to make data-informed decisions, detailing the challenges facing IRA implementation and ways forward.
Policymakers, manufacturers, and end users have experimented with a number of policy tools to promote first clean and now primarily zero-emission vehicle adoption. An expanding number of states and regions have adopted a now well-proven policy tool to efficiently deploy zero-emission commercial vehicles—and now infrastructure—faster using an innovative and flexible point-of-sale incentive: the voucher incentive program (VIP).
The N.C. Clean Transportation Plan is a guidance document that provides a coordinated strategy for accelerating decarbonization in the transportation sector. The plan outlines how North Carolina can prepare for a clean transportation future and provide equitable outcomes for everyone.
U.S. Electric Vehicle Manufacturing Investments and Jobs: Characterizing the Impacts of the Inflation Reduction Act after 6 MonthsMoe Khatib2023-03-28T10:36:39-04:00
This report summarizes the significant investments in the electric vehicle (EV) ecosystem that have been announced over the past 8 years. This includes announced investments in EV, EV battery, and battery component manufacturing.
This study conducted by the International Council of Clean Transportation assesses the future impact of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) on electrification rates for light-duty and heavy-duty vehicle sales in the United States through 2035.
The U.S. National Blueprint for Transportation Decarbonization: A Joint Strategy to Transform TransportationMoe Khatib2023-03-17T10:50:53-04:00
The "U.S. National Blueprint for Transportation Decarbonization" is a landmark interagency framework of strategies and actions to remove all emissions from the transportation sector by 2050.
The Oregon Legislature tasked the Department of Environmental Quality and Department of Transportation to explore incentive programs that are needed to transition Oregon’s the medium- and heavy-duty fleet from gasoline or diesel to electricity or hydrogen. This report presents information gathered from existing incentive programs, best practices developed by Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management and input from numerous contributors including impacted industries and state and local governments.
Accelerating Transportation Emission Reductions and Electric Vehicle Adoption: An Analysis of Retailer CommitmentsMoe Khatib2022-12-08T13:58:35-05:00
This Report summarizes major findings from data on the 149 retailers included in DGA’s Corporate Transportation Decarbonization Tracker, analyzes challenges to and opportunities for increased EV adoption, and highlights specific retailers’ bold commitments and innovative practices with regard to vehicle electrification, including initiatives related to EV chargers and medium- and heavy-duty electric vehicles (MHD EVs).
Electric Highways: Accelerating and Optimizing Fast-Charging Deployment for Carbon-Free TransportationMoe Khatib2022-11-21T14:48:24-05:00
The Electric Highways Study — coauthored in partnership with transportation analytics organizations CALSTART, RMI, Geotab, and Stable Auto — forecasts the future of fast-charging along highway corridors in Massachusetts and New York, providing a first-of-its-kind blueprint for powering the EV transition in the U.S. Northeast to 2045.