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State launches clean transportation competition for underserved communities (access required)

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New York state has launched a competition that will award up to $85 million to boost clean transportation. The New York Clean Transportation Prizes program will feature three competitions for innovative global solutions to enhance clean transportation and mobility options ...

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Geneva one of eight communities statewide to get EV fast chargers (access required)

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The New York Power Authority and the state Department of State are collaborating on an effort to significantly expand deployment of electric vehicle fast-charging stations. The city of Geneva will serve as one of seven communities statewide that will participate ...

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City combating climate change through electric vehicle usage (access required)

The City of Rochester will purchase seven new electric vehicles for its fleet and install six new charging stations. (Photo provided)

The City of Rochester will take extra steps to combat climate change by expanding its electric vehicle fleet and installing more public charging stations. The city received nearly $100,000 in state funding through the state Department of Environmental Conservation’s Municipal ...

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Rochester joins new electric vehicle purchasing collaborative (access required)

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Rochester is one of 19 founding cities and two counties nationwide to form an electric vehicle purchasing collective. The Climate Mayors Electric Vehicle Purchasing Collaborative has committed to the purchase of 376 electric vehicles (EVs), representing more than $11 million in ...

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State to spend Volkswagen settlement on clean transportation initiatives (access required)

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 New York will invest its portion of the multimillion-dollar Volkswagen emissions settlement in clean transportation policies and programs, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced this week. The 2016 settlement, led by then state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, amounted to nearly $128 million. ...

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Power Authority moves forward on electric vehicle expansion across New York (access required)

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The New York Power Authority has issued a request for information (RFI) to identify potential public and private partnerships to address key barriers to electric vehicle (EV) expansion statewide. The RFI also will help maximize the impact of NYPA’s recently ...

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State to hold clean transportation listening sessions (access required)

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A number of state departments are seeking to engage residents and businesses through upcoming listening sessions on clean transportation. The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), Department of Transportation (DOT) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority ...

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