UC Institute of Transportation Studies to lead major study on a carbon-neutral transportation system for California

May 13, 2020

California is a global leader on policies to reduce the emissions causing climate change. But transportation has proven a particularly challenging sector to decarbonize. The California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) recently released a draft scope of work for a major transportation study that will help steer the state towards its goal of carbon neutrality by 2045.

EVs To The Rescue: Lessons From A California Blackout

October 17, 2019

When the lights went out in California last week, one resident used the power stored in his electric vehicle (EV) to keep his oxygen machine up and running. That story, repeated with variations around the state, called attention to a vision of the future where people use their electric cars and trucks to power homes and businesses. Read More...


Navigating the complicated world of EV charging

October 08, 2019

Electric cars: the future of transportation. At least, that always seems to be the message. We often hear that electricity is cheaper than gas and better for the environment, and that going electric is one of the most effective ways to reduce your personal carbon footprint. Read More...