Another week in Tucson.

More positive infrastructure news.

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At their January 25, 2022 meeting, Mayor Regina Romero and the Tucson City Council approved an updated version of the Electric Vehicle Readiness Roadmap.

The goals for the updated roadmap include:

  • Transition 100% of the City’s light-duty vehicle fleet to electric by 2030.
  • Increase the stock of zero-emissions, battery-powered transit to 90% by 2030.
  • Invest in the charging infrastructure needed to support EVs in the City fleet and provide adequate workplace charging for municipal employees.
  • Increase awareness and use of personal EVs among City employees.

Please click here to read more about what has been updated to the Electric Vehicle Readiness Roadmap.

Posting on social media, Mayor Romero stated:

On Thursday (January 27, 2022,) the city and the Regional Transportation Authority took the first steps in creating a coalition that will help fund more of Tucson’s road and transit improvements.

Posting on social media, Mayor Romero conveyed:

Finally, with regards to strides in increasing local buses that run on electricity, Ms. Romero posted on January 28, 2022:

Congratulations to Mayor Romero and the Tucson City Council for taking the strides to being a cleaner and more reliable Tucson infrastructure into the Twenty First Century.

 

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