FORTH Community Carsharing: Ensuring Equitable Access to Electric Transportation

John MacArthur, Portland State University


The Affordable Mobility Platform (AMP) is a nationwide community carsharing program providing electric vehicles to affordable housing locations. 

Forth Mobility ( is working with local partners including utilities and community-based organizations in eight states across the U.S. with the goal of increasing access to clean transportation by making low-cost EVs available to underserved communities. 

The first locations are: Oregon (Portland), Washington State (Seattle), North Carolina (Charlotte), Missouri (St. Louis), Michigan (Detroit, Kalamazoo, Ann Arbor), Idaho (Boise), Nevada (Las Vegas), and New Mexico (Albuquerque, Santa Fe).

AMP is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

Project Details

Project Type:
Project Status:
In Progress
End Date:
October 30,2024
UTC Grant Cycle:
non-UTC project
UTC Funding: