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Rethink Energy: EVs in ARL

This regularly scheduled sponsored column is written by the Arlington Initiative to Rethink Energy team (AIRE). This county program helps you make smart energy decisions that save you money and leaves a lighter footprint on the environment.

More and more Arlingtonians are buying electric vehicles.

We know the majority of electric vehicle (EV) charging happens at home or work. But where do you charge when traveling around town?

If you have an electric vehicle or are considering an EV, the number of locations to charge continues to grow. Below is a map that shows areas around town that you can charge.

Bus, rail, bike and walking are always the preferred choice for travel around town, but if you have to use a car, electric vehicles are the way to go. Electric vehicles are the future (and present) of transportation.

Arlington is also striving to be carbon neutral by 2050, including using renewable electricity for the entire community by 2035. We’re shifting gears to renewable energy coupled with electric vehicles — a win-win.

Are you considering an EV? The apps below will steer you in the right direction to find EV charging stations. They are popping up faster than we can keep track of…

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