Thursday, September 28, 2023

Congressman raises initiative to promote public and private electric mobility in Baja California

Congressman raises initiative to promote public and private electric mobility in Baja California

Deputy Daylín García Ruvalcaba.

Baja California State Congress representative Daylín García Ruvalcaba presented an initiative Propose the gradual transition to electric vehicles in public and private services, as well as in passenger and freight transport.

The aim is to reduce air pollution from vehicles with internal combustion engines.

The global trend is to ban diesel and petrol vehicles altogether, France and Italy have set a deadline of 2024, Germany, Spain and England propose to ban their traffic by 2030.

Mexico must not be left behind“You can and must take concrete action to protect the environment and try to reverse the consequences of innate irresponsibility,” he said. Daylin Garcia.

According to the United Nations Organization (UN), the transportation of people and goods is responsible for more than a quarter of the polluting emissions associated with energy use. It is estimated that by 2050, traffic will be responsible for the largest increase in emissions at around 70%.

Internal combustion engine powered vehicles produce evaporative emissions resulting from the evaporation of fuels while the vehicle is being driven or parked. They also emit tailpipe emissions, a product of fuel combustion, as well as emissions from tires and brake wear.

Among other things, the reform proposal stipulates that the state of Baja California and the municipalities gradually make the necessary investments in infrastructure works aimed at strengthening and promoting electric transport, such as charging centers, exclusive lanes, priority parking, among others.

Accordingly, the proposal aims to Reform of the Law on Sustainable Mobility and State TransportIn Article 1 the fifth paragraph was added, in Article 3 Sections VI, X, Article 5 Sections III and XII and Article 101 were amended.

Baja California needs to drive the mobility paradigm shift towards electric vehiclesthat public transport does not use fossil fuels and that electric vehicles move from a viable, sustainable promise to a reality,” lawmakers concluded.

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