Electric Vehicles to be Plugged Into State’s Fleet

PROVIDENCE — For the first time, Rhode Island is including electric vehicles in its annual purchase of state cars and trucks. As another first, cities and towns can also buy EVs and other fuel-efficient vehicles through the program.

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Car Culture Drives Unsustainable Movement

PROVIDENCE — During the past five years, as the cost of fuel has risen, unemployment skyrocketed and concerns about greenhouse gases grown, Rhode Island Public Transit Authority ridership has increased 35 percent.

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