Low-Income People are Getting Access to Electric Cars
Cities around the country are improving accessibility for low income people to use electric cars through car sharing programs. BlueLA is based in Los Angeles, and they are offering electric cars for as low as 15 cents a minute ($9 an hour) for qualifying members. This program is similar to other initiatives in Chicago and Indianapolis that are increasing inclusivity in new transportation movements.
“A zip code doesn’t define how you can help contribute to saving our planet,” said Mayor Eric Garcetti at a ceremony to mark the start of the program.
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