The Electric Vehicle Highway of America, built by the States

An Alternate Future mobility plan

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Photo by Charlotte Stowe
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Southern New Mexico on a roadtrip.

The EV Highway infrastructure layer is a lighter lift — one the states can handle.

Why not start there and get ahead on the needs of the future? The Green States could add a lightweight network of fast EV chargers along highways and interstates, across state lines, spanning the country. The standalone rural model could cover sparser stretches of Alaska. The EV highway system could run down through Canada, getting provinces to come onboard, connecting Montana and the northern border. American leading on something positive, via its United States.

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Source : Union of Concerned Scientists — “How Can we Get more Electric Trucks on the Road?”

Why wait for permission to restrict the present when state-built EV infrastructure would pull us into a clean, electrified future?

Honest history & proposals from a conflicted futurist.

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