Los Angeles-based clean technology leaders yesterday announced its Zero Emissions 2028 Roadmap 2.0 . Under the plan, the city known for massive traffic congestion would achieve an overall 25% reduction in greenhouse gases and air pollution by 2028 — beating targets established by California and the Paris Climate Accord. The plan will solidify LA’s position as an EV capital and further establish Mayor Eric Garcetti as a leading global proponent for vehicle electrification. Mayor Garcetti said the road map can serve as a blueprint for other cities to follow. We can’t turn the tide on the climate crisis until we work across sectors and city limits to put the brakes on dangerous pollution and kick our zero-emissions transportation future into high gear. Here are the goals outlined in the plan: Electric vehicles would account for 30% of all light-duty passenger vehicles on the road and at least 80% of all vehicles sold. 20% of all trips in single-occupancy vehicles would shift to zero-emissions public transport, bikes, or other active transportation options. All public investments into surface vehicles and related infrastructure for goods movement will advance zero-emissions solutions and that the I-710 is the first zero-emissions goods movement corridor in […]

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