Latest Past Events

Rural Reimagined: Building an EV Ecosystem and Green Economy for Transforming Lives in Economically Distressed Appalachia

Fairmont-Marion County Transit Authority 400 Quincy Street, Fairmont

On November 22, 2022 the Fairmont-Marion County Transit Authority held an event with some of the Rural Reimagined project members. The event featured an unveiling of FMCTA's newest fleet vehicle, a brand new Ford E-Transit electric bus. This new EV highlights FMCTA's initiative to increase electric vehicle awareness in the region. The funds to purchase the EV bus were provided by Tennessee Tech as part of the Rural Reimagined project, aimed  promote the increased adoption of electric vehicles, support infrastructure to provide charging for those vehicles, to encourage the availability of electric vehicles in rural areas and “spur green economy development around transportation electrification.

National AFV Day Odyssey

Pittsburgh Clean Cities celebrated 20 years of National AFV Day Odyssey on Oct. 7, with Odyssey visionaries, Meg Baughman and Trina Wafle of NAFTC, at Allegheny Community College, a long-time NAFTC member. Congrats to Rick Price and Bob Koch! Learn more


Capital Building Complex - Charleston, WV 1900 Kanawha Blvd E,, Charleston

NAFTC Interim Director Trina Wafle discussed workforce opportunities that will arise from the electrification of transportation: among them automotive technicians trained to support EVs and electricians to install recharging facilities. The event included several EV models, including a Hummer, Ford F-150 Lightning and Mustang MachE, Audi eTron GT, Tesla Model...