EVS36 — 36th Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exposition
Lecture Sessions

6B - Building Equity into EV Infrastructure

Tuesday, June 13, 2023

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Ballroom B4

3:30 pm-3:50 pm

Spatial equity analysis of electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure in urban and rural areas of California based on neighborhood walkability

Kihyun Kwon
Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Davis
United States

Kihyun is currently a postdoctoral researcher in the Electric Vehicle (EV) Research Center at ITS-UC Davis. His research interests cover EV Adoption and Charging Infrastructure Demand, City and Regional Planning, Travel Behavior, Data Analysis, and GIS. Before coming to UC Davis, he holds a Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning from the Ohio State University, specializing in land use and transportation planning. He received his master’s degree in Urban Planning and bachelor’s degree in Economics from Chung-Ang University in South Korea.

3:50 pm-4:10 pm

Powering e-mobility hubs in underserved communities: Lessons learned

Angelina Rahimi
Aura Planning Inc.
United States

Angelina is the Founder and President of Aura Planning Inc. and has practiced transportation planning, urban design, project management, and community engagement for over 20 years. She has initiated several projects for utilities, city agencies, and community-based organizations in Canada and the United States. Her work efficiently merges economic development, energy conservation, and community empowerment to promote constructive change. Projects she has led include Sacramento’s first eMobility Hub, a Franklin Boulevard Transformative Climate Communities (TCC) planning project, and two Clean Mobility Options (CMO) Community Transportation Needs Assessments. In recognition of her work in clean energy, Angelina was nominated for a California Energy Commission Hall of Fame Award in 2022.

4:10 pm-4:30 pm

Model state building code for equitable EV charging in multi-family housing

Michelle Pierce
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet
United States

Jared Johnson
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet
United States