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Texas River Cities Plug-In Electric Vehicle Initiative
The Texas River Cities Plug-In Electric Vehicle Initiative, the most comprehensive plan for electric vehicles and their infrastructure, gives a great template for how you as a property owner can get charging stations installed at your location to offer as an amenity for customers, employees, or residents.
The Central Texas region encompasses two major metropolitan areas in and around Austin and San Antonio and has the unique designation as an American hot spot for growth with the addition of one million residents to the area within the past decade. The Texas River Cities Plug- In Electric Vehicle Initiative (TRC) addresses the need for a plan that can be implemented region-wide to increase the long-term success of PEV adoption from the charging infrastructure to education on resources and businesses that support this newly emerging technology. Through the TRC, a number of partners have collaborated to identify needs specific to plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) adoption that include: centralized regional information, public education resources, and word-of-mouth campaigns that distinguish the benefits of PEVs based on performance advantages, the value of independence from foreign fuels, and the economic benefits of supporting domestic resources. The following map demonstrates population density increases between major metropolitan areas of Texas, specifically the closing gap between San Antonio and Austin.
To see what the Texas River Cities Initiative has developed, read the executive summary and full report below.