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Boston wants more electric vehicles on its roads — but chargers aren't equitably distributed

Loie Hayes plugs in her car at a charging station in Boston. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Loie Hayes plugs in her car at a charging station in Boston. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

The city of Boston wants the majority of new car purchases to be electric by 2050. That means it’ll need more chargers too. But not everyone in the city has reasonable access to one right now.

WBUR’s Paula Moura explains why there’s been such an inequitable distribution so far.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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