Oregon

Overcoming Barriers to Smart Transportation for Underserved Communities

This webinar will highlight programs and projects aimed at tackling the barriers to smart transportation adoption by underserved communities. In 2018, Forth partnered with Portland State University and OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon on the Community-based needs assessment. This report explored how new transportation technologies will affect marginalized communities already facing transportation disadvantages. Forth’s Program [...]

Overcoming Barriers to Smart Transportation for Underserved Communities2019-06-20T21:33:14-04:00

Dealership Engagement: Making The EV Case to Dealerships

Engaging dealerships is a crucial marker in the mass adoption of electric vehicles. Due to several barriers, most auto dealers are not equipped to effectively sell electric cars. The biggest challenge to engaging dealers to grow electric car sales is the lack of knowledge about electric vehicles. This webinar will address the barriers facing [...]

Dealership Engagement: Making The EV Case to Dealerships2019-06-20T21:29:47-04:00

The Forth Guide to Ride and Drives

Forth’s Program Manager, Steven Alaman will be joined by Terry Travis, Co-Founder at EV Hybrid Noire, and Kylie Morgan, Program Coordinator at Plug In America for a webinar exploring best practices for executing ride and drive events. From working with dealerships to coordinating volunteer efforts, this webinar will highlight lessons learned and offer recommendations [...]

The Forth Guide to Ride and Drives2019-06-20T21:28:52-04:00

Reflecting on Roadmap

This week’s spotlight is a special edition and includes some reflections from this year’s Roadmap from Nick and Lauren at Atlas. Roadmap continues to be the crown jewel of electric vehicle policy conferences in the United States. This year marked Nick’s sixth Roadmap and Lauren’s first in beautiful Portland, Oregon, and we at Atlas continue [...]

Reflecting on Roadmap2019-06-24T17:11:34-04:00

Financing Tools to Increase Electric Vehicle Access

Affordability is a key factor in the acceleration of electric vehicle adoption. State and federal incentives have had a major impact by reducing the up-front cost of electric cars, and many affordable lease deals have also helped improve access. However, many would-be electric vehicle buyers still struggle with down payments and may lack access [...]

Financing Tools to Increase Electric Vehicle Access2019-02-27T13:09:24-04:00

Portland General Electric Submits EV Charging Pilot Program & Con Ed’s BIR Tariff is Suspended

Filing status updates from February include Portland General Electric's filing of an electric vehicle (EV) charging pilot program and the suspension of Consolidated Edison's tariff. Portland General Electric submitted its proposed EV charging pilot program on February 15, 2019. A previous program had been withdrawn in 2017. PGE proposes to support the deployment of [...]

Portland General Electric Submits EV Charging Pilot Program & Con Ed’s BIR Tariff is Suspended2019-03-06T13:31:04-04:00

Informational Meeting on Oregon’s EV Charging Proposal for VW Settlement Funds

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, in partnership with the Oregon Department of Transportation, the Oregon Department of Energy and the Oregon Health Authority’s Public Health Division, is requesting public comment on a proposal to consider using a portion of the Volkswagen diesel settlement allotted to Oregon to support the state’s policy of electrifying the [...]

Informational Meeting on Oregon’s EV Charging Proposal for VW Settlement Funds2018-06-12T09:22:44-04:00

Forth EV Roadmap 11 Conference

The Roadmap Conference has established itself as one of the leading electric vehicle conferences in the United States and provides a graduate course in electric vehicle deployment and business strategy. Widespread electric vehicle adoption requires a supportive ecosystem of stakeholders, from utilities and local governments to vehicle OEMs, charging providers, interest groups, and drivers. Roadmap [...]

Forth EV Roadmap 11 Conference2018-05-29T19:48:11-04:00