The panel at "NYC's Road to Electrification" (left to right): Alejandro de la Garza, Staff Writer, TIME Magazine (Moderator); Dr. Britt Reichborn-Kjennerud, Director of E-Mobility, ConEdison; Ryan Wanttaja, First Deputy Commissioner, TLC; Kevin Miller, Senior Advisor at the Joint Office of Energy and Transportation; Frank Reig, CEO & Co-Founder, Revel.

Meeting NYC’s Electrification Goals Will Require Public/Private Partnerships, Says Panel

Like many urban areas, New York City suffers from excessive noise, traffic and pollution from passenger and commercial vehicles as they travel the city streets day and night. Under mayor Eric Adams, New York City has set aggressive timelines for full-scale electrification of passenger vehicles in order to improve air … [continued]

Governor Hochul Unveils New High-Speed Electric Vehicle Charging Station in North Country

New Potsdam Location Offers High-Power EV Charging in Adirondack Foothills, Marks Sixth Evolve NY Fast-Charging Location for Stewart’s Shops Expanded EV Infrastructure Prepares State for Increased EV Sales and Advances State’s Aggressive Clean Energy Goals Governor Kathy Hochul today announced a new high-power multi-charger hub for electric vehicles is now … [continued]

New 1st-in-Nation Electric Vehicle Charging Report Shows High Usage & Reliability at Curbside Plugs Across…

NYC DOT releases nation’s first evaluation report on curbside electric vehicle charging, examining first 18 months of City’s pilot program Nearly 50,000 charging sessions recorded, with utilization rates growing steadily over course of pilot Charging infrastructure has been remarkably reliable, with charger uptime at 99.9% NEW YORK — New York … [continued]

13 EV Fast-Charging Hubs for NYC

New York City (NYC) is putting in 13 EV fast-charging hubs across city parking garages. The charging hubs being rolled out by the New York City Department of Transportation (NYC DOT) and New York Power Authority (NYPA) will include approximately 50 fast-charging plugs. “This investment will accelerate the adoption of … [continued]

Hyundai CRADLE & itselectric Will Partner To Deploy Curbside EV Chargers In New York City

In order to demonstrate curbside EV charging specifically designed for cities, itselectric, a Brooklyn-based electric car curbside charging startup, established a strategic partnership with Hyundai CRADLE and New York City Economic Development Corporation. The EV chargers will be the first charge posts in North America that are small, strong, and … [continued]

Manhattan’s PS 184 and after. Photo courtesy of Trust for Public Land.

Greener School Playgrounds Are An Overlooked Climate Solution

Across the country, cities are transforming asphalt schoolyards into spongy, shady community centers. The new schoolyard at PS 184M Shuang Wen, a grade school in Manhattan’s Chinatown, features new play equipment, a yoga circle, a stage and basketball and tennis courts. It also has a porous turf field that can … [continued]