ORDINANCE – Atlanta’s Plugin Electric Vehicle Readiness April 18, 2013

A Substitute Ordinance amending the FY 2012 (Intergovernmental Grant Fund) Budget, Department of Executive Offices, by adding to Anticipations and Appropriations in the amount of $58,000.00 for the purpose of receiving a Grant Award from the United States Department of Energy’s Clean Cities Advanced Vehicle Development Program to establish funding for Atlanta’s Plugin Electric Vehicle Readiness Planning Efforts; authorizing the Mayor to enter into an Agreement with the Center for Transportation and the Environment related to the Southeast Regional Electric Vehicles Planning Program sponsored by the United States Department of Energy.

Key Points

  • This ordinance authorized the City of Atlanta to enter in to an agreement with the Center for Transportation and the Environment in order to support Advanced Vehicle readiness
  • This award went to researching and planning how the City of Atlanta could best implement best practices for Advanced Vehicle adoption
  • The Center for Transportation and the Environment works to promote advanced vehicle technologies throughout Atlanta, the Southeast, and the country http://citycouncil.atlantaga.gov/2012/images/adopted/0521/12O0571.pdf

The successful passage of this ordinance resulted in the creation of the Southeast Region EV Readiness Workbook.

For a copy of the work and more on Electric Vehicles in Georgia visit http://www.plugingeorgia.com/