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Center for Transportation and the Environment provides cost analysis for “Clean Transit for America Plan”

In a report released Wednesday, the Center for Transportation and the Environment has found that replacing the entire U.S. transit fleet with zero emission vehicles (ZEV) by 2035 would cost between $56 and $89 billion.

The report, requested by U.S. Sens. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH), formulates a roadmap and cost assessment for transitioning to ZEV. It also notes that such a transition would require technology development programs, testing facilities, and workforce development to train transit operators, technicians, engineers, and planners to understand the unique components of ZEV and its supporting infrastructure.

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