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Strategy AC6.2: Implement a variety of transportation solutions that move the region away from heavy reliance on fossil fuels, encourage energy independence, and encourage development in preferred corridors.

Strategy Description

There is not a singular solution to solving the region’s energy issues. Incremental initiatives—such as the promotion of alternative fuels, electric vehicle charging stations, and compact development patterns—all work toward a common goal of energy efficiency and sustainability.

Additional Information / Case Studies

    • Land of Sky's Clean Vehicles Coalition is working to promote the use of cleaner alternative fuels and vehicles. Asheville was designated as an official Clean Cities program for the five county region by the US DOE in 2012.

Plug-In Electric Charging Station in Asheville | Image Credit: Land-of-Sky Regional Council

Recommendation

AC6: Promote innovations in transportation.

Scale

Local
Regional