Rankings, lists, and such

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Re: Rankings, lists, and such

Postby earthling » Tue Aug 01, 2017 12:49 pm

KC is very progressive with electric vehicle charging stations, one of tops in country...
https://na.chargepoint.com/charge_point

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Re: Rankings, lists, and such

Postby pash » Tue Aug 01, 2017 8:12 pm

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Re: Rankings, lists, and such

Postby flyingember » Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:35 am

They wouldn't put one at 3rd/Grand since the entire site will be a construction zone soon. Would just have to be removed.

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Re: Rankings, lists, and such

Postby earthling » Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:47 am

P&R lots may not be great for charging stations as P&R cars tend to park in the spot all day long. Suppose it could have a time limit if the spots can be enforced.

BTW, St. Joe has almost as many charging stations as STL.

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Re: Rankings, lists, and such

Postby earthling » Thu Aug 03, 2017 11:12 am

As of last Aug 2016, KC only had about 1200 all electric vehicles but was in top 5 for growth according to...
https://www.eenews.net/stories/1060041116

EV sales in KCP&L territory have blossomed at a higher-than-average rate. This year's second quarter saw sales of battery EVs grow 51 percent in the area, compared to 39 percent nationwide. In growth, Kansas City is behind only Los Angeles, San Francisco and Las Vegas.

Kansas City tops the nation in year-over-year growth in drivers charging with ChargePoint Inc., the EV infrastructure company exclusively providing stations for KCP&L. The number of charging sessions on the network has quintupled since early last year.

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Re: Rankings, lists, and such

Postby flyingember » Thu Aug 03, 2017 11:14 am

Yet another example of induced demand.

Provide charging stations and people will use them.

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Re: Rankings, lists, and such

Postby DaveKCMO » Sat Aug 05, 2017 7:48 am

pash wrote:The ATA's absence among KCP&L's partners hosting those charging stations is rather glaring. The ATA owns many parking lots, including in the River Market, at 31st & Troost, in several locations in Brookside and Waldo along the Trolley Track Trail, and a good handful in the 'burbs. None of those lots offers a charging station, even though KCP&L offered to pay to put one in anywhere someone was willing to host one.


there are some in progress.

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Re: Rankings, lists, and such

Postby earthling » Wed Sep 13, 2017 10:26 am

KC #3 for 'best cities for jobs' according to Glassdoor...

https://www.glassdoor.com/List/Best-Cit ... KQ0,20.htm

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Re: Rankings, lists, and such

Postby moderne » Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:11 pm

You cannot get from the Fontaine to the Crossroads on the streetcar... Yet.


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