Stakeholder Spotlight — City of Colorado Springs

March 23, 2023

Dri­ve Clean Col­orado is excit­ed to share one of our Com­mu­ni­ty Part­ners, the City of Col­orado Springs! The City of Col­orado Springs and DCC have worked togeth­er for quite some time, with the City of Col­orado Springs has been a com­mu­ni­ty spon­sor of DCC since 2022. We are thrilled with the accom­plish­ments we have made togeth­er. In 2022, the City of Col­orado Springs final­ized its Elec­tric Vehi­cle Readi­ness Plan, focus­ing on infra­struc­ture, acces­si­bil­i­ty, and incentives. 

In 2023, the City of Col­orado Springs, with sup­port from DCC, is work­ing on a Sus­tain­abil­i­ty Action Plan that will encom­pass the devel­op­ment and imple­men­ta­tion of projects focus­ing on equi­table and sus­tain­able solu­tions for both our com­mu­ni­ty and the plan­et. DCC has also been work­ing with the City of Col­orado Springs and Rolling Ener­gy Resources on col­lect­ing EV dri­ving data to help place EV charg­ers in charg­ing gaps, with a focus specif­i­cal­ly on equi­ty, espe­cial­ly for Mul­ti-Fam­i­ly Units in the City.

Deb­o­rah New­man, Inno­va­tion Ana­lyst for the City of Col­orado Springs says that “the City of Col­orado Springs works with DCC to help pro­vide infor­ma­tion and aware­ness about EVs and EV infra­struc­ture to our cit­i­zens, and to bet­ter under­stand bar­ri­ers to EV adop­tion.” We have accom­plished great things and are excit­ed for what lies ahead!

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