2017/18 Drive Clean Seattle Implementation:
|Smart Cities: Leverage technology to advance the goals of a shared, clean and equitable transportation system.||Advance electric shared mobility at Shared Mobility Hubs by developing infrastructure implementation roadmap for Shared Mobility Hubs.|
|Develop a policy framework for autonomous vehicles to encourage investment in electric vehicle technologies and shared mobility.|
|Race and Social Justice: Maximize the benefits of a clean transportation system for those most impacted by the air pollution of the current system.||Partner with the Environmental Justice Committee to implement projects in EEI communities which deliver racial equity outcomes identified in the Drive Clean Seattle Racial Equity Toolkit.|
|Complete additional racial equity toolkits for major Drive Clean Seattle projects and policies.|
|EVs and EV Charging: Increase the adoption of electric vehicles by facilitating access to charging.||Advocate for Volkswagen settlement funding from both the State Mitigation Fund and the ZEV Investment Fund to accelerate EV adoption in Seattle and benefiting Seattle residents.|
|Develop a network of off-street charging station clusters by developing an off-street EVSE cluster master plan.|
|Allow electric vehicle charging in the right-of-way through Director’s Rule.
Update: Electric Vehicle Charging in the Right of Way (EVCROW) pilot program launched!
|Install 20 DC fast chargers as part of Seattle City Light DCFC pilot project in 2017 and early 2018
More info on Seattle City Light’s electric vehicle strategy here.
|Launch City Light residential charging pilot project to install at least 200 EV chargers in customer’s homes.|
|Develop EV ready code packages to ensure buildings and parking infrastructure can accommodate electric vehicles|
|City Leadership: Electrify the city’s fleet to demonstrate best practices.||Launch a workplace charging program for City of Seattle employees.|
|Install 200 new charging stations for fleet vehicles in 2017/18 and achieve 40% electrification of current light duty municipal fleet.|
|Partner with the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) to test a range of charging technologies on the City’s fleet vehicles at the SeaPark Garage. The project will help City Light (and the City’s Fleet Management Division) understand ways to leverage managed charging technology to mitigate the need for utility and customer infrastructure upgrades|
|Foster public-private partnerships with electric vehicle industry partners to facilitate investment in charging infrastructure and electric shared transportation.|