Nat Ford Can& t Run MUNI But He CAN Promote Electric Cars …

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Nat Ford Can t Run But He CAN Promote Electric Cars Neighborhood Taxis Coming

First I ve heard of this:

SFMTA continually seeks to sustainable transportation options for who live, work or visit San said Nathaniel P. Ford Sr. Executive Director/CEO.  “We are pleased that adding vehicles to the City’s green fleet will increase service by creating zero-emissions taxis.”

So, should Nat Ford s be to:

1. Fix MUNI; or

2. Expand sustainable options?

No, you can t say both. I vote for Fix MUN I .

And I don t know, there s good why taxi drivers avoid The not sure if electrification will with that. What is the going to do, force drivers to back to the Outside Lands, the Sand Wastes, after drop off? I m sure people would like but there s no money in it for the drivers

The Volt plug-in hybrid on Street, back before all of GM s about it came to light:


Joint Efforts by City Governments, Businesses, and Will Make Bay Area a Demonstration Project for Promise of Vehicles

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San Francisco, CA— Mayor Gavin today announced major toward making the San Francisco Bay a national demonstration project of the and potential of electric vehicles, the award of $14 million in grants to four innovative electric (EV) projects across the county region. The funds, today by the Metropolitan Transportation (MTC), will leverage funds exceeding $30 million to put EVs in fleets, taxis, and car-share as well as develop a network of stations available to the public the region.

“Two years San Jose Mayor Chuck Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums and I our intention to make the Bay Area the of EV technology and boost our green said Mayor Newsom. governments, auto manufacturers and agencies have stepped up to the and together we are making good on commitment.”

In addition to supporting the build-out of EV charging infrastructure throughout the Bay the projects funded by this money will include approximately 90 plug-in vehicles and charging equipment to support in municipal fleets, a car sharing program and a pilot project for EV cabs.  This innovative program will launch a of taxis with rechargeable for local neighborhood trips in San and will also create the first battery-switch demonstration for a of cabs built with battery packs and served by stations in San Francisco and San Jose.

“The SFMTA continually to expand sustainable transportation for those who live, work or San Francisco,” said Nathaniel P. Sr. SFMTA Executive Director/CEO. are especially pleased that electric vehicles to the City’s taxi fleet will neighborhood service by creating neighborhood taxis.”

The projects go a long way toward ushering in a EV market in the region by expanding the of Bay Area residents who experience or riding in plug-in vehicles, and by charging infrastructure that encourage people to give up gasoline cars.

“Zero-emissions EV will prove essential to San Francisco’s greenhouse gas reduction when 51 percent of all greenhouse gas come from transportation,” Melanie Nutter, San Francisco Director.  “EV technology holds extraordinary promise for new jobs, reducing our reliance on oil, and putting more into consumers’ pocketbooks.” cost approximately 3 cents per to operate, while a vehicle by a conventional internal combustion costs 13 cents per mile on gas at $3 per gallon).

To further leverage the efforts, the Bay Air Quality Management District has set aside an additional $5 million to install EV chargers in homes and in locations over the next two

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