CEO of failed 350Green charging network pleads guilty to fraud

Green Car Reports

The former CEO of electric-car charging network 350 Green pleaded guilty last week to fraudulently obtaining federal grants intended to be used for installation of public charging stations, notably in the Chicago area. The original 2011 announcement of the grants came with large fan-fare, but the company never remotely delivered on what was.

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LA Metro and Via Join partner to offer shared rides to select transit stations; $1.35M grant

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The project is funded in part by the largest federal grant of its kind—a $1.35-million grant from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for advanced technology to help bridge the first/last mile gap. First launched in New York City in September 2013, the Via platform currently operates in New York City, Chicago, and Washington DC, providing more than 1.5

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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 plan identifies $8 billion provided in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act ARRA and $1 billion a year for five years requested in the federal budget as the components of an initial %13 billion investment. By late summer, the Federal Railroad Administration will begin awarding the first round of grants. Additional funding for long-term planning and development is expected from legislation authorizing federal surface transportation programs.

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