Portland an EV leader

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Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Portland is featured among 16 cities worldwide in a report about early supporters of electric vehicles.

"We wanted to create something that would start a conversation among cities," said Ben Holland, program manager for the EV program Project Get Ready, which is run by the Rocky Mountain institute. "With the economic and political climate, it's tough to push this kind of change at the federal level, but you really see work going on at the city level."

Project Get Ready was launched in Portland in 2008, Holland said, and Portland continues to lead the country in electric vehicle adoption and infrastructure.

Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.

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