Most Electric-Vehicle Ready Cities

Creative Class/Richard Florida

 Ford shows us the top 25 American cities that are the most ready for electric vehicles (EVs) in the infographic above. From Creative Class

EV readiness

 

Cities were evaluated across the following criteria:

  • Utility rates that encourage “off-peak” charging;
  • Streamlined permitting and inspection processes, to speed up the development of necessary infrastructure;
  • Advisory committees that help communities deal with electric vehicle issues;
  • Urban planning to optimize locations for chargers;
  • Incentives to offset customers’ costs for installing required hardware;
  • Other city- or region wide programs that encourage EV use.
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This article and image is from Richard Florida at Creative Class
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