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North Dakota wants public input on electric vehicle charging stations

The department of transportation is asking for the public to comment on plans to add the charging stations.

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A new electric car charging station was unveiled in Moorhead on Dec. 5, 2018.
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FARGO — The North Dakota Department of Transportation wants to know what the public thinks about plans for adding electric vehicle charging stations across the state.

The input will be used to create a statewide electronic vehicle infrastructure plan to identify potential locations and amenities for fast-charging stations around North Dakota, NDDOT said.

A self-guided input meeting is now available on the NDDOT website at dot.nd.gov/evplan until July 18. For questions or to request hard copy materials, contact Steve Salwei at ssalwei@nd.gov.

The NDDOT also will consider every request for reasonable accommodation to provide access for people with disabilities, language interpretation for people with limited English proficiency, and translations of written materials. To request accommodations, contact Heather Christianson at 701-328-2978 or email civilrights@nd.gov.

We talked to several electric vehicle drivers in the Fargo metro and asked them what they would recommend to someone considering an electric vehicle right now.

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