The Chicago Transit Authority's unique car-sharing option, managed by I-GO, a locally-based nonprofit, is about to make an even greener move by installing a solar-powered charging port for the electric cars at the Brown Line Kimball train station.
The CTA approved the proposal for the first station-based solar canopy earlier this week, according to a release. Charging stations will also be erected at several Jewel-Osco locations, in three Evanston municipal lots and at Uncommon Ground restaurant on Devon.
"CTA has long supported initiatives that reduce emissions and promote sustainability--two main goals of the transit services we offer," CTA President Forrest Claypool said in a statement. "Car sharing is a great complement to public transit."