infrastructure

CES 2020

CES is the world's gathering place for all those who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. Vehicle tech is one of the key issues at this year's installation of the conference and will feature explorations into vehicle automation. The event will include ride-and-drive experiences and test drives for a variety of technologies that [...]

By |2019-12-24T11:06:55-05:00January 6th, 2020|

Annual Holiday Celebration and Food Drive!

Join Forth as we celebrate the holiday season - and the growth that the electric, shared and smart mobility industry has experienced over the past twelve months! We will host an electric transportation trivia, provide a recap of the biggest local and national news of 2019 and host our second food drive. Enjoy special [...]

By |2019-07-25T13:01:43-04:00December 18th, 2019|

Reviewing 2019 and Looking Forward to 2020

The electric, shared and smart mobility industry continues to grow at a rapid rate, with advancements in battery technology, charging infrastructure expansion and continuing growth in EV sales. Forth’s Executive Director, Jeff Allen will join AVERE’s Secretary General, Philippe Vangeel to recap the top electric transportation industry news of 2019, as well as give key insights into what’s to come in 2020.  This [...]

By |2019-06-20T21:31:04-04:00December 10th, 2019|

Webinar for 2019 Alternative Fuels Corridor Request for Designation Nominations

Please join the Federal Highway Administration and DOT’s Volpe Center for a webinar on the recently announced 2019 Alternative Fuels Corridor (AFC) Request for Nominations. The webinar will include a review of the AFC Program and the results of Rounds 1-3 of the nomination process. The webinar will then cover the 2019 Request for Nominations process [...]

By |2019-11-14T12:14:24-05:00December 5th, 2019|

The Micromobility Policy Playbook

The emergence of electric scooters into the roadways has changed the landscape of first and last mile transportation in cities. This new and exciting mode of transportation has the nation split. On one hand, the scooters provide a new way to get around in cities, but and the lack of effective policies around rights of way [...]

By |2019-06-20T21:32:03-04:00November 12th, 2019|

Tennessee Sustainable Transportation and Forum Expo

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC), Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), and Tennessee Clean Fuels (TNCleanFuels) will hold the fifth annual Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Forum & Expo (STF&E) on October 1-2, 2019 at the UT Conference Center in downtown Knoxville, TN. The forum will highlight new research and technologies that improve transportation efficiency, reduce vehicle emissions, and address the mobility needs [...]

By |2019-07-16T15:54:53-04:00October 1st, 2019|

Smart Cities Week, Washington, D.C.

The Smart Cities Council is hosting Smart Cities Week in Washington, DC from September 30th-October 12th, 2019. Smart Cities Week aims to facilitate multi-stakeholder dialogue and networking. The conference will be focusing on Smart Infrastructure: Equitable Communities with the following tracks available: What’s Working Now Getting Ready for Tomorrow Practical Policy and Governance Spotlight Sessions and [...]

By |2019-02-19T15:51:52-05:00September 30th, 2019|

28 States Have Adopted Annual Registration Fees for EVs

States across the country are using EVs as scapegoats for declining revenue for transportation infrastructure, according to a new report from Consumer Reports. The findings agree with our earlier observations from March and May on several bills being considered in state legislatures: EV drivers are often paying disproportionate fees compared to drivers of equivalent gasoline vehicles. In total, 28 states have [...]

By |2019-09-16T18:14:14-04:00September 16th, 2019|

Electric Mobility Mixer at EV Tech Expo

Forth is going on the road again with our monthly networking happy hours! Join us for our networking reception coinciding with the Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo. Connect with fellow conference attendees and get the latest scoop on our efforts to promote electric, shared and autonomous mobility. The reception will take place at the Michigan [...]

By |2019-07-25T12:29:10-04:00September 10th, 2019|

Funding Transportation in an Electrified World

In recent years, fuel taxes and other funding mechanisms have not kept pace with the increasing costs of building and maintaining transportation infrastructure. Improved overall vehicle fuel efficiency has reduced fuel tax revenues.  The growing number of electric vehicles on the road is beginning to contribute to this challenge. Some states, perceiving that EV [...]

By |2019-07-12T10:56:30-04:00July 16th, 2019|