Transportation produces more than a quarter of U.S. carbon pollution, so the state of Connecticut is taking action to increase the number of zero-emission vehicles on its roads. It’s part of a multi-state effort to get 3.3 million zero emission vehicles on the road by the year 2025. Range anxiety — the fear of running out of power — is one of the most common reasons consumers decide not to buy an electric vehicle. To reduce this anxiety, Connecticut has added more than 270 charging stations at 150 locations across the state. But another hurdle facing electric vehicles is their higher up-front cost compared to traditional gasoline vehicles. Mark Lebel, of the nonprofit Acadia Center would like to see Connecticut follow the example set by other states