Editor’s note: We recently received an unsigned letter in the mail from a Stuyvesant Town resident about quality of life issues. Unfortunately, we do not publish completely anonymous letters but wanted to give readers a reminder that a letter writer’s name can be withheld upon request, but the letter should still be signed.
Funding needed for Electric Vehicle charging
Assemblymember Harvey Epstein sent a letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday, asking the mayor to make charging stations for Electric Vehicles (EV) more accessible for all New Yorkers because the stations are difficult to find throughout New York City, and adding infrastructure for EVs would encourage more New Yorkers to choose energy-efficient EVs over gasoline cars.
Dear Mayor Bill de Blasio,
I am writing to ask that you include funding for publicly-available charging stations to make Electric Vehicles (EV) more accessible for all New Yorkers. Cars are the largest source of greenhouse gases in the United States today and the vast majority of those emissions come from cars.