Clean fuel regulations won’t reduce emissions as needed – what’s next?
7/2022 - After six years of work, it would be easy for climate advocates to feel frustrated about the missed opportunity of the Clean Fuel Regulations. But the regulations were just one opportunity to decarbonize. Get involved by urging government to follow through on two other upcoming federal policies to decarbonize transportation.
How this small Ontario city is leading on public EV charging
6/2022 - Perhaps surprisingly, Burlington, Ontario has more charging stations per capita than any other city in the GTHA, with over 30 public stations per 50,000 people. I interviewed Lynn Robichaud, Manager of Environmental Sustainability at the City of Burlington, about what it takes to lead on EV charging installation and management.
Forty-two electric vehicle charging stations to be built across Durham using federal funds
4/2022 - DURHAM RADIO NEWS - Durham Region will be partnering with TAF to promote EV charging. TAF will be offering rebates of up to 50 per cent for municipalities, parking authorities, non-profits, residential buildings and other groups to construct new charging stations.
If you rely only on public chargers, it’s tough to own an EV
3/2022 - THE GLOBE AND MAIL - TAF has recently received $2-million from Natural Resources Canada to install about 300 chargers, and expects a big chunk of that will go toward installing chargers on residential streets as well as near multi-unit residential buildings (MURBs).
Toronto needs to speed up its electric vehicle infrastructure to meet targets, critics say
8/2021 - CBC - The city's aiming to install 10,000 public charging ports by 2030. A pilot project launched last year has seen the city install 17 on-street charging stations, but far more ambitious policies are needed to convince residents to buy in, said TAF's Ian Klesmer.
Four reasons you’re about to see more EVs in the GTHA
5/2021 - Big automakers and splashy government spending are grabbing headlines, but there are some pioneering problem-solvers in the EV world that are tackling the challenges ahead to electrify everything. TAF is funding four climate leaders across the GTHA to take on specific roadblocks to decarbonizing our transportation systems.