Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Plan in Illinois

This research will identify the electrification pathways to meet the 2035 greenhouse gas reduction goals for Illinois, and have a detailed plan in place for vehicle electrification charging requirements. The optimal charging infrastructure investment allocation and placement in the Illinois highway network will be presented. The research will provide Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) with a model and report that will enable quantification of the number and the highway location of Electric Vehicles (EV) charging stations deployed to meet the 2035 EV travel demand. The report will quantify EV miles traveled, environmental externalities (carbon dioxide and greenhouse gas emissions) reduction benefits, as well as the capital and operational costs of deployment of the recommended level and numbers of charging.