Electric Vehicles (EVs): SCPs of Lighthouse Cities

Electric vehicles (e-vehicles/ EVs) present an opportunity in cities to move towards cleaner fuels and sustainability in the field of urban mobility. Smart cities have scope of EV projects in various arenas

•E- vehicles for movement of goods and persons in zones of pedestrianisation
•Conversion of school busses to electric buses with charging points within school campuses
•Charging point for electric vehicles in fuel stations
•e-vehicles for commuting within the complex in apartment complexes and other group housing schemes
•Reserved parking for electric vehicles and designated charging points for e-cars in parking lots
•Intermediate para-transit (IPT) (for last mile connectivity) using e-vehicles, mostly e-rickshaws
•Designation of specific industrial unit within the development plan for city to avail facilities for maintenance and repair of e-vehicles
•e-bicycles for bike share programmes
•Advocacy and promotion of e-vehicles as cleaner alternative

Datasheet below gives the the EV projects and their budgets in the 20 lighthouse cities.