Green Lining: Black and Hispanic Neighborhoods Get Fewer EV Stations

A study from early 2021 reports how public electric vehicle (EV) charging stations are installed away from Black and Hispanic neighborhoods in California.

Controlling for distance to the nearest highway or freeway, multi-unit housing unit rate, and median household income, we find that Black and Hispanic majority block groups are the only race and ethnicity group that is significantly less likely to have access to any public charger in their block groups compared to the rest of the state.

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