The High, Regressive Costs Imposed by Electric VehiclesTwo UC Berkeley economists evaluated whether to charge electric vehicles a mileage fee since they pay no fuel taxes. A study from the Mineta Institute evaluated the impact of new EV registration fees and increased fuel taxes in California.August 1, 2019, 9am PDT | Irvin Dawid Share Tweet LINKEDIN EMAIL COMMENTS JosjeNShutterstockTwo studies into the costs of electric vehicles were released in July. Laura Bliss, CityLab’s west coast bureau chief, reports on an economics study by the Energy Institute at BerkeleyHaas (source article), while Melanie Curry, editor of Streetsblog California, evaluates the findings of a Mineta Transportation Institute on the financial impact of zero-emission vehicles in California.
Projects: Five ThemesFrom New York City to Jining, China, These Projects Exemplify the Principle of Designing with NatureEdited by Frederick Steiner, Richard Weller, Karen M’Closkey, and Billy Fleming The projects featured in this article are excerpted from Design with Nature Now. They were selected for the book because each in some way narrows the gap between theory and practice and opens up a wider horizon for the future of landscape architecture.