Charging Forward: Crafting an Inclusive SMART Roadmap for Electric Vehicle Infrastructure in Navajo Nation, AZ
US DOT Priorities: This project fits well within the US DOT Strategic Goals of Equity and Climate and Sustainability. Recognizing the Navajo Nation's pivotal role in environmental conservation and its distinct challenges and potentials, this project emerges as a pioneering investigation into rural (remote) EV infrastructure. The insights derived will be invaluable for other similar regions and underserved communities aiming for sustainable transitions to clean and sustainable transportation. In the same line, this project contributes to CCST’s Focus Area 5: Smart Cities & Innovative Adaptation and Mitigation Technologies and Focus Area 2: Community-Centered Solutions to Environmental Justice.