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2017 Electric Vehicle Strategy now available; City Council public hearing scheduled for December 14

Portland's first electric vehicle strategy, Electric Vehicles: The Portland Way was developed in 2010 to prepare for the launch of the first widely available electric passenger vehicles. The electric vehicle market landscape has changed significantly over the past six years. The 2017 Electric Vehicle Strategy is an updated version that establishes the City's current electric vehicle-related priorities and identifies the actions the City will take before the end of 2020 to further the electrification of the transportation sector. The 2017 EV Strategy is scheduled to be considered by Council on Wednesday, December 14.

Read the 2017 Electric Vehicle Strategy.

City Council Public Hearing(s):

The public is invited to testify on the Electric Vehicle Strategy at the upcoming City Council hearing.

December 14, 9:45 a.m. (time certain)
Public hearing

All public hearings will be held in Council Chambers at City Hall, 1221 SW 4th Avenue. Meetings will be broadcast live at

How do I testify at City Council?

You may testify in person by signing up when you arrive. Check the Council agenda prior to the hearing to confirm the item is still scheduled.

You may also testify in writing:

Via U.S. Mail: 1221 SW Fourth Ave. Room 130, Portland, Oregon 97204

Via email:

Note: Written testimony must be received by the end of the hearing(s) and must include your name and address. All testimony to City Council is considered public record, and testifiers' name, address and any other information included in the testimony will be posted on the website.

Next steps

At the end of the public hearing, City Council will vote on a resolution to adopt the 2017 Electric Vehicle Strategy.