Neighborhood Electric Vehicle Company is part of a growing
community of people concerned about the environment and the livability of our communities, as well as the whole
Earth. Many organizations and companies are working to improve the prospects for the future. The future of personal
transportation involves issues of mobility, congestion and pollution. Efforts are primarily aimed at providing
alternative modes of transportation that enable people to move quickly and efficiently around their community.
The Internet has a wealth of information on hundreds of web sites discussing these issues and suggesting solutions.
The CALSTART site at http://www.calstart.org has information about electric vehicles and links to associated sites.
One of the best places to find out about electric vehicles in general is at the Electric Auto Association site,
run by the Arizona chapter at http://www.primenet.com/~evchdlr/calendar.html. The National Station Car Association at http://www.stncar.com
focuses on people using public transportation and then switching to small EVs for shorter trips in the vicinity
of the station.
An excellent EV info site is EV World, found at http://www.evworld.com
The impact of transportation on the environment, and other environmental issues can be found at Amazing Environmental
Organization WebDirectory! At http://www.webdirectory.com. Another environmental organization website that should be visited
is Rainforest Action Network at http://www.ran.org.
It describes their efforts and contains links to many other organizations.
The EPA and the Department of Energy are both active in promoting alternative transportation. One of the best places
to find information on activities and initiatives is the DOE site http://www.eren.doe.gov/greenpower/marketing.shtml. It has links to the electric utility companies that are active in
The use of oil as a source of energy for personal local transportation is the root of many of the world's problems.
One site that deals with the use of petroleum, and its impact on our world is http://www.oilcrisis.com.
People interested in learning more about Mark Murphy's products for Electrathon racing should visit his site at
http://www.blueskydsn.com, and the Electrathon America site at http://www.electrathonamerica.org.