Michigan has the potential to be the center of a 21st century automotive industry powered by electricity, writes Laura Sherman of the Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council.
Burlington Electric is partnering with a software company on a pilot program to spur charging at apartment buildings.
Accelerating Clean Transportation Now expects to make up to 15 awards, ranging from $50,000 to $200,000.
Supporters say the concept has the potential to accelerate emission reductions in transportation and agriculture.
A lack of infrastructure and the risk of being hit by cars, victimized by crime, or stopped by police discourages biking.