Florida Governor Rick Scott rejects proposed Federal high-speed rail project

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Florida Governor Rick Scott has informed US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood of the state’s decision to reject President Obama’s Tampa to Orlando high-speed rail project. billion in federal funds to DC. Keep in mind that Amtrak’s Acela train in Washington, D.C., The Governor said the decision to reject the project comes down to three main economic realities: Capital cost overruns from the project could put Florida taxpayers on the hook for an additional $3 billion.

A Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Wants to Visit Your School

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PRLog (Press Release) – Feb 06, 2009 – The "Spirit of DC's" on the road again on its Sun Belt Grand Finale from San Francisco to Washington, DC. If you want EVJerry and the Spirit of DC to visit your school use the contact information below.

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).

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).

APTA reports record public transportation usage in US in 2013; growth outpacing population and VMT growth

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Large bus systems with increases were located in the following areas: Washington, DC (3.5%); Houston, TX (3.4%); Cincinnati, OH (3.4%); and Seattle, WA (3.1%). Growth in public transit ridership since 1995 has outpaced population and VMT growth. Data: APTA. Click to enlarge.

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

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Ann Arbor, MI; Boston, MA; Charlotte, NC; Fort Myers, FL; Indianapolis, IN; Ithaca, NY; New York, NY; Oakland, CA; Olympia, WA; San Diego, CA; and Tampa, FL). Lauderdale, FL (8.7%); Newark, NJ (8.0%); San Antonio, TX (8.0%); Washington, DC (7.9%). Public transportation ridership rose 5% to nearly 2.7 billion trips in the first quarter of 2012 over the first quarter of last year, according to a report by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA).

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Kenworth Receives Largest Hybrid Tractor and Truck Order Yet

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San Antonio, San Francisco, Seattle, Tampa, Toronto, Vancouver, and Washington, DC. Coca-Cola Enterprises has ordered 150 Kenworth T370 diesel-electric tractors and 35 Kenworth T370 hybrid trucks, all of which will be on the road this year. The Kenworth T370 tractors (rated at 55,000 lb. GCW) are the largest hybrid delivery truck on the road in North America. The CCE order is the largest yet received by Kenworth for hybrid tractors and trucks.

Test drive the Fusion Hybrid and attend American Idol finale

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Boston, Cleveland, Minneapolis, Tampa, Washington, D.C. Motorists in the US are being given the opportunity to attend a special showing of the American Idol finale at cinemas* across the country on May 19.

DOE ARPA-E awards $156M to projects to 60 projects to accelerate innovation in clean energy technologies

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Florida, Tampa). Wafer-Level Sub-Module Integrated DC/DC Converter The University of Colorado team will develop and demonstrate. The Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) has selected 60 research projects for up to a combined $156 million in funding from the Fiscal Year 2011 budget.

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