EV Indy: “Now Is The Time”

I talked with Mayor Greg Ballard today about making national news. An executive order he signed put him — and Indianapolis — in the Wall Street Journal. It follows his call to switch the city from a fleet of gas-powered cars to electric vehicles. Ballard said “we didn’t have to shop it” to the newspaper. “They took it right away.” As the mayor sees it, the national appeal of his order comes from its devotion to national security and energy security. Ballard said he didn’t sign the order as a casual observer of electric vehicle technology. “I’ve been studying this for years. I’ve driven…