Vote NO on Prop 6 on the California ballot

By | Dan Jacobson
State Director

If you are worried about climate change, you should vote NO on Prop 6 to stop the repeal on the statewide gas tax increase. We’re asking you to vote no on Prop 6 because it’s imperative that we both use less gas and invest in transportation solutions.

When it comes to innovative clean technology, seeing is believing. That's why, at the Global Climate Summit in California, Environment America teamed up with Proterra, a leading innovator in electric transportation, to kick off the September event with a tour billed as "States plug in to electric buses."

Report | Environment California Research & Policy Center

Electric Buses: Clean Transportation for Healthier Communities and Cleaner Air

The good news is that America can clean up its buses by making them electric. All-electric buses are here, and they’re cleaner, healthier and often cheaper for transit agencies, school districts and bus contractors to run in the long-term.

Report | Environment California Research & Policy Center

Plugging In: Speeding the Adoption of Electric Vehicles in California with Smart Local Policies

Smart public policies, including those already pioneered in cities in the U.S. and around the world, can help California cities lead the electric vehicle revolution while expanding access to clean transportation options for those who live, work and play in cities.

News Release | Environment California Research & Policy Center

As Electric Cars Revolutionize the Vehicle Market, New Study Helps California Cities Address Infrastructure & Parking Challenges

With electric vehicles (EVs) hitting California streets in record numbers, a new study by Environment California Research & Policy Center and Frontier Group highlights best practices to help local officials make their cities as EV-friendly as possible. The new report, “Plugging In: Speeding the Adoption of Electric Vehicles in California with Smart Local Policies,” includes projected numbers for how many EVs could be in Los Angeles, Riverside, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco and San Jose by 2030, and how cities can accommodate the electric cars with enough places to park and recharge.

News Release | Environment California Research & Policy Center

Hopes for the State of the State Address: Making a Plug for Plugging In

As Governor Jerry Brown puts the finishing touches on his final State of the State address, we urge him to use this platform to announce how California will facilitate the rapid deployment of electric vehicle (EV) charging throughout the state. We will be tuning in on Thursday in the hopes of hearing Governor Brown make a strong plug for plugging in.

Where are the Chevy Bolts?

By | Steve Blackledge
Senior Director, Conservation America Campaign

I went car shopping this past week. My wife and I were looking for an all-electric Chevy Bolt with its 238 miles per charge. 

DASHing to a Clean Electric Bus Future for Los Angeles

By | Michelle Kinman
Director, Charge Ahead California Campaign

The millions of people who live, work and play in Los Angeles will soon be able to breathe a little easier thanks to a forward-thinking City Council decision today to transition the entire Los Angeles Department of Transportation’s (LADOT) bus fleet to electric buses by 2030 or earlier.

News Release | Environment California Research and Policy Center

Los Angeles Drives into a Brighter Future

Charging ahead: Los Angeles kick-starts electric car sharing program in low-income communities

By | Michelle Kinman
Director, Charge Ahead California Campaign

This Friday, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will launch BlueLA Carsharing, the city’s new, innovative electric car sharing program. It’s specifically designed to provide low-income Angelenos with more options for getting from point A to B, all while cleaning up our air, improving public health and protecting our climate.

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