Researchers map CO2 emissions for entire Los Angeles Megacity to help improve environmental policymaking

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The Los Angeles megacity—the third-largest metropolitan area in the world—occupies 4,850 square miles and houses more than 18.5 Other cities Gurney has mapped to this degree are Indianapolis, Salt Lake City and Baltimore.

GM expands Maven carsharing to Denver, LA and San Francisco

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Maven, General Motors’ personal mobility brand, is expanding to the western United States, adding the Denver, Los Angeles and San Francisco markets. In 10 months, Maven has launched three products and has grown to 13 US cities: Ann Arbor, Michigan; Baltimore; Boston; Chicago; Denver; Detroit; Los Angeles; Jersey City, New Jersey; New York City; Orlando, Florida; San Diego; San Francisco; and Washington, D.C.

Maven deploying its first all-electric shared-use fleet in Austin; 20 Chevy Bolts

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Maven Gig drivers have taken trips from San Francisco to Portland (~635 miles) and from San Diego to Los Angeles (~120 miles). Vehicle reservations are now available in Austin, Baltimore, Boston, Detroit, Los Angeles, Phoenix, San Diego, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.

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GM’s Maven and Uber to pilot flexible car-sharing offer

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Maven recently expanded its Maven City car sharing to Los Angeles. In nine months, Maven has grown to nine markets: Ann Arbor, Michigan, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C., Maven, General Motors’ personal mobility brand, and Uber Technologies, Inc.,

GM Maven introduces monthly offering for members; vehicles include the Chevrolet Tahoe and Chevrolet Volt

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Maven Reserve is available now in Los Angeles and San Francisco with plans to expand to other cities. Since launching in October 2016, Maven City car sharing in Los Angeles has experienced an average monthly member growth of 56%. and Canada: Ann Arbor, Michigan; Atlanta; Baltimore; Boston; Chicago; Denver; Detroit; Los Angeles; Jersey City, New Jersey; Nashville, Tennessee; New York City; Orlando, Florida; Phoenix; San Diego; San Francisco; Washington, D.C.;

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Fall Preview and Theatrical Launch

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Baltimore has recently shot into first place and now our distributor is scrambling to find the right theater there! Baltimore. Los Angeles. This summer has been a wild ride of festivals, terrific opening press and special event screenings across the country.

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Lyft and GM’s Express Drive expands to Colorado and California; adds Bolt EV

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Launching in San Francisco in the summer of 2016 and in Los Angeles by the fall, Express Drive’s California members will have access to vehicles from the largest electric vehicle fleet in ridesharing, including the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV and the extended-range electric 2016 Chevrolet Volt. and Baltimore.

Mayor Menino Adds Boston

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Arlington, TX Austin, TX Baltimore, MD Boston, MA Boulder, CO Corpus Christi, TX Dallas, TX Denver, CO Fort Worth, TX Irvine, CA Los Angeles, CA Madison, WI Philadelphia, PA Salt Lake City, UT Seattle, WA Wenatchee, WA Become a Partner today. Boston joins in the Plug-In Campaign.

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Electrify America releases $300M Cycle 2 national ZEV investment plan; metro charging, autonomous charging, renewable generation

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Electrify America will invest in metro-based direct current fast charging (DCFC) stations in 18 metro areas, including these new metro areas in Cycle 2: Atlanta, Baltimore, Honolulu, Las Vegas and Phoenix.

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Nestlé Waters North America adds 155 new medium-duty propane autogas trucks to delivery fleet

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The Nestlé Waters North America propane trucks are used to deliver product to its customers across the country including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Deployments in 2016 will include New York City, Boston, Dallas, Houston, Chicago, Philadelphia and Baltimore. Nestlé Waters North America is adding more than 150 medium-duty beverage delivery trucks fueled by propane autogas.

Plug In Auto Nation

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Mike Jackson H ere's another important milestone for the Campaign. The Nation's largest retail car dealer sees the importance of the PHEV and its CEO is calling on his manufacturers to get with the program. Here's the story from Auto Service World AutoNation Joins Hybrid Cause Auto Service World Oct.

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Maven Gig begins expanding geographically; Bolt EV the most popular

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Maven Gig is expanding geographically, and provides vehicles for freelance drivers in Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco. Future cities include Baltimore, Boston, Detroit, Phoenix and Washington, D.C. More than 100 Bolt EVs are available in Los Angeles and that number will double by the end of 2017.

Eaton to supply EV charging stations to federal EV Pilot Program

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The vehicles will be in five cities: Washington; Detroit; and Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Francisco, Calif. To prepare for program expansion, Eaton and veteran-owned AutoFlex engaged with the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Community College of Baltimore County to create VETCARS, a pilot training and occupational program instructing veterans how to install and service EV charging infrastructure, as well as earn a certificate to maintain new advanced battery technology.

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EIA: major utilities continue to increase spending on US electric distribution systems

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Spending on electricity distribution systems by major US electric utilities—representing about 70% of total US electric load—has risen 54% over the past two decades, from $31 billion to $51 billion annually, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA).

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Coulomb Technologies ships more than 2,400 public and commercial charging stations in ChargePoint America Program

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Coulomb’s ChargePoint America program provides approximately 4,500 charging stations to program participants in ten regions in the United States: Austin/San Antonio, Texas, Boston, Los Angeles, New York, Orlando/Tampa, Sacramento, Calif., Washington DC/Baltimore, Southern Michigan (including Grand Rapids, Lansing, Ann Arbor and Detroit).

Most Hybrid Cities In America

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Polk & Company and hybridcars.com showed the city was #3 in 2009, behind only Los Angeles and New York. Los Angeles. Baltimore. Los Angeles ranked #2 in both categories.

ChargePoint completes ARRA-funded ChargePoint America program; 4,600 charging ports

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Ten regions in the United States received EV charging stations: Austin/San Antonio, Texas; Boston; Los Angeles; New York; Orlando/Tampa; Sacramento, Calif.; Washington DC/Baltimore; and Southern Michigan (including Grand Rapids, Lansing, Ann Arbor and Detroit). ChargePoint, Inc. has completed the ChargePoint America Program with more than 4600 shipments and installations of its home, public and commercial charging ports for electric vehicles (EVs).

Summer Update

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They join Founding Members from these cities: Arlington, TX, Baltimore, Boulder, Dallas, Denver, Fort Worth, Irvine, CA, Los Angeles, Memphis, Philadelphia, Seattle, San Francisco, and Wenatchee, WA.

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Campaign Begins

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EV world NATIONAL COALITION LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO URGE AUTOMAKERS TO PRODUCE PLUG-IN HYBRID VEHICLES WASHINGTON, D.C.—January

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10-year study shows how air pollution fosters heart disease; accelerated plaque build-up in arteries

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The clinics were in Baltimore, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, St. The authors come from institutions that include the University of Washington, Columbia University, University of California, Los Angeles; Wake Forest University, Northwestern University, Johns Hopkins University, University of Michigan, University of Vermont, University of Minnesota, and University of Wisconsin, among others.

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APTA: public transportation ridership up 5% in first quarter 2012

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The ten light rail systems with the highest rates of growth were located in the following cities: Memphis, TN (45.7%); Salt Lake City, UT (34.1%); Seattle, WA – King County DOT (19.4%); Boston, MA (12.6%); Cleveland, OH (10.7%); Houston, TX (10.3%); Seattle, WA – Sound Transit (10.3%); Los Angeles, CA (9.9%); Sacramento, CA (8.5%); and St. Public transportation ridership rose 5% to nearly 2.7

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MIT study says combustion emissions cause ~200,000 premature deaths/year in US; vehicles and power generation top sources

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The researchers also mapped local emissions in 5,695 US cities, finding the highest emissions-related mortality rate in Baltimore, where 130 out of every 100,000 residents likely die in a given year due to long-term exposure to air pollution. Pollution from industrial activities was highest in the Midwest, roughly between Chicago and Detroit, as well as around Philadelphia, Atlanta and Los Angeles.

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US Public Transit Ridership in 2008 At Highest Level in 52 years; 10.7B Trips

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Light rail systems with double digit ridership in 2008 were located in the following areas: Buffalo (23.9%); Philadelphia (23.3 %); Sacramento (14.4%); Baltimore (13.7%); Minneapolis (12.3%); Salt Lake City (12.3%); the state of New Jersey (10.9%); Denver (10.5%); and Dallas (10.2%). Louis (8.9%); Baltimore (8.7%); and Denver (8.6%). Americans took 10.7

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ARPA-E to award $14.5M to 5 projects to reduce energy use for transportation

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PARC’s system model will use currently available data from navigation tools, public transit, and intelligent transportation systems to simulate the Los Angeles transportation network and its energy use. This system model will integrate information on individual traveler behavior to simulate the effects of traffic and traveler choices on energy use in the Washington/Baltimore metro area. The Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) announced $14.5

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Obama outlines plans for high-speed rail system

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The ten corridors outlined for potential funding are: - California Corridor (Bay Area, Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Diego). There will also be opportunities for the Northeast Corridor (Washington, Baltimore, Wilmington, Philadelphia, Newark, New York City, New Haven, Providence, Boston) to compete for funds for improvements.

GM will focus its electrification strategy on light electrification, extended range, and battery-electric vehicle technologies; major focus on the plug; preview of the Spark EV

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To be introduced in two weeks at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the Spark EV will arrive in California showrooms in summer 2013 offering what GM says will be among the best EV range in its class—as yet unspecified. near Baltimore.

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President Obama Outlines Vision and Plan for US High-Speed Passenger Rail System; $13B to Start

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The report formalizes the identification of ten high-speed rail corridors as potential recipients of federal funding: California Corridor (Bay Area, Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Diego). The envisioned high-speed rail corridors. Source: DOT. Click to enlarge.

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US DOT Awards $100M in Recovery Act Funds to 43 Transit Projects to Reduce Energy Consumption and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, California: $4,466,000. Halon 1301 Replacement: The MTA currently has approximately 5 metric tons of Halon 1301 deployed at 24 MTA facilities in and surrounding Baltimore City. The US Department of Transportation (DOT) is awarding $100 million in Economic Recovery Act funding to 43 transit agencies for projects to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions from both vehicles and facilities.

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