This kind of collaboration has great potential to support both equity and the environment.
“Electric cars won’t do much to reduce CO2 emissions if most people can’t afford them. And even if every car became electric overnight, we’d still have to contend with our worsening problem of road congestion.
But what if you could regularly use an electric car to get around without having to buy one? What if, in addition to promoting EV sales as it does now, the federal government were to fund electric-car-sharing programs?
Nonprofits in several US cities are modeling this idea, in the form of city-assisted pilot programs priced to compete with private-sector car-sharing services such as Zipcar. In Boston, a new service called Good2Go offers EV sharing on an income-tiered price scale.”[…]
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