Accelerating beyond Early Adopters to Achieve Equitable and Widespread Electric Vehicle Use in the San Francisco Bay Area

Rebecca Fisher, Mark Tang, Tin Le, Deanna Yee, Karissa White
2019 World Electric Vehicle Journal  
The San Francisco Bay Area (Bay Area) leads the United States and California in the rate of electric vehicle (EV) adoption. However, EVs only represent 3% of vehicles driving on Bay Area roads. Widespread EV adoption requires that all Bay Area residents participate in the EV revolution regardless of demographics or geography. Equitable access to EVs will ensure that all Bay Area residents benefit from improved air quality, lower fuel and maintenance costs, and a better driving experience.
more » ... g experience. Below, we delve into the unique EV market in the Bay Area and present information and insights from the Bay Area Air Quality Management District's (Air District) EV programs.
doi:10.3390/wevj11010003 fatcat:zwa37453nrgbbgoutxcpyvpgdq