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Thousands enjoy EV Ride & Drive at 2021 Denver Auto Show

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The Drive Electric Colorado team and volunteers worked together to provide the Xcel Energy Drive Electric Experience and Ride and Drive at the Denver...

Northeast alternative fuel manufacturers showcased in Queens

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On Sept. 22, 2021, flanked by the legendary Unisphere in Queens, Empire Clean Cities (ECC) held their 12th Annual Stakeholder Meeting in conjunction with...

Northern Colorado Clean Cities supports hydrogen tech with Toyota Mirai

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Did you know that Mirai means “future” in Japanese? Northern Colorado Clean Cities (NCCC) got a glimpse of the future on a tour and...

OPINION: Natural gas fueling Wisconsin fleets for cleaner tomorrows

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October’s falling temperatures and leaves bring with them not only the realization that harsh Wisconsin winters are on the way but also the flavor...

OPINION: Debunking EV myths key to widespread adoption

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With the rapid pace of information — and misinformation — sharing these days, perception often becomes reality. It’s a struggle we at South Shore Clean...

City of Goshen to host Electric Vehicle Expo

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GOSHEN, INDIANA – The City of Goshen’s Department of Environmental Resilience is teaming up with the Michiana Area Council of Governments (MACOG) and South...

EVs shine at Ohio Chamber of Commerce Annual Legislative Conference

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Clean Fuels Ohio organized an electric vehicle exhibition as part of this year’s Ohio Chamber of Commerce Annual Legislative Conference. Fifteen state legislators took...

Clean Fuels Ohio announces Transportation Solutions Vehicle Expo

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The Clean Fuels Ohio team has officially announced the Transportation Solutions Vehicle Expo which will take place on Oct. 15 on the Columbus State...

South Shore Clean Cities, members awarded $8.9 million in Indiana Volkswagen...

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ST. JOHN, INDIANA — South Shore Clean Cities and its members were awarded $8.9 million in Indiana Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust Fund grants funds...

Golden Mines Rover: electric, autonomous shuttle

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The Mines Rover was unveiled on August 11, 2021, at the Colorado School of Mines. This exciting new mode of transport, based in Golden,...

Drive Electric Colorado works with EV educator Nigel Zeid

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Nigel Zeid, former EV Ambassador for Boulder Nissan, is starting a new chapter in his electric vehicle (EV) experience as an independent EV Educator....

Innovative Walk-to-Shop initiative makes its way to Burlington, VT

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Have you seen one of the new lime-green shopping trolleys around Burlington, Vermont? These stylish trolleys have made their way into the hands of...

Tampa Bay leads virtual tour, Clearwater Gas System CNG fueling station

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Tampa Bay Clean Cities Coalition (TBCCC) partnered with Clearwater Gas System and the City of Clearwater Solid Waste/Recycling Department to present a virtual tour...

Northern Colorado Clean Cities connects with new stakeholders, hosts Ride &...

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Northern Colorado Clean Cities (NCCC) is making connections with new stakeholders, including local utilities such Mountain Parks Electric, United Power, and Xcel Energy; the...

OPINION: Wisconsin’s electric vehicle future is now

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What was your dream vehicle when you were growing up? The types of vehicles we desire when we’re young tend to be slick hot rods...

OPINION: Micromobility planning with transportation partners is key

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Have you spent time in a city with electric scooter or bicycle sharing programs or tried them out yourself? I remember first seeing docked bicycles...

Test drive new EVs at Greeley Farmers’ Market

Greeley, Colorado – Electric vehicle drivers, enthusiasts and intrigued local and regional residents are invited to attend the Greeley Farmers’ Market Electric Vehicle Ride...

Conservationist, photographer tests Jackson, Wyoming’s new EV experience

Famed wildlife photographer Tom Mangelsen tested Yellowstone-Teton Clean Cities’ new Electric Vehicle (EV) Experience, which offers members of Lower Valley Energy’s (LVE) Electrical Cooperative...

OPINION: Propane fueling back to school season

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Back to school season has many parents and school transportation directors figuring out the particulars of school bus stop locations and bus schedules. It is...

South Shore Clean Cities lauds sustainable transportation leaders

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Emissions reductions celebrated at annual conference and expo MICHIGAN CITY, INDIANA — South Shore Clean Cities honored Indiana’s sustainable transportation leaders at the nonprofit’s Annual...

OPINION: Freedom of choice key to sustainable transportation success

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Have you ever stood staring at the wall of choices in the bread aisle at the grocery store and felt overwhelmed with the options? What...

Teacher, EV Club president rideshares in Tesla Model 3

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Rideshare driving is a popular side-hustle or full-time job. Driving an electric vehicle may be the best way to maximize your earnings as drivers...

Denver Metro Clean Cities changes name to Drive Clean Colorado

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Effective July 20, 2021, Denver Metro Clean Cities Coalition, the nonprofit that supports fleets and communities in the transition to cleaner transportation, will become...

New community chargers in Chicago urban residential neighborhoods

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EVmatch, the first electric vehicle (EV) charging platform for connecting EV drivers with nearby private chargers through a reservation-based system, has a new publicly-available...

Tennessee State Parks, Rivian partner on EV charging stations

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced it is partnering with electric vehicle (EV) automaker and automotive technology company Rivian to install Rivian...

OPINION: Demonstrate patriotism, support for alternative fuels

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When I was growing up, patriotism was never more on display than around the Fourth of July. Nearly every house on the block raised the...

Electric trucks deliver savings, silence

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Sport peppers, relish, tomatoes, onions, celery salt and mustard piled high on a poppyseed bun: Those are the ingredients of a world-famous Chicago hot...

Drive Electric Colorado hosts educational session with Denver Lyft drivers

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In May, Drive Electric Colorado, a Denver Metro Clean Cities Coalition program, partnered with Lyft to hold an educational session with Denver Lyft Flex Drive...

Denver Metro visits Colorado’s first used EV outlet

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The Denver Metro Clean Cities team recently visited the Phil Long EV Outlet, the first used car dealership of its kind in Denver and...

Palmetto Clean Fuels Celebrates National Bike Month

Each year, the League of American Bicyclists designates May as National Bike Month in order to promote and celebrate the many benefits of bicycling...

Clean Fuels Ohio launches Transportation Solutions Showcase

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Clean Fuels Ohio, a Central Ohio-based non-profit and clean transportation advocate, launches its Transportation Solutions Showcase in July 2021. The organization identified a need...

OPINION: With liberty and environmental justice for all

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We all know actions speak louder than words, particularly when it comes to issues of equality. Saying you support equality – in your personal life,...

OPINION: Summer heat, a reminder of need for fuel, energy conservation

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Whether you look to Memorial Day, the summer solstice or the end of the school year as your official start of summer, the weather...

DRIVE Electric USA partners show program progress

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The DRIVE Electric USA project is a multi-state initiative to develop a plan to create branded, electric vehicle focused programs for each individual state...

OPINION: Pipeline cyberattack highlights need for energy resiliency

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When we think about energy resiliency, we often think of the need to have access to energy and fuel sources in cases of natural...

South Shore Clean Cities members awarded during Partners for Clean Air...

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Northwest Indiana Partners for Clean Air honored the Region’s top air quality leaders and winners of three college scholarships at the organization’s 2021 Virtual...

Apples to Apples: Comparing benefits of alt-fuels to conventional vehicles

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We are in the middle of a global shift towards the adoption of electric vehicles into the mainstream. Daily announcements from manufacturers, cities and...

OPINION: Petroleum alternatives key for emergency response

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Wisconsin residents know all too well you need to keep the snow brush in the trunk, even if you’re wearing shorts and flip flops. The...

Groups investigate hydrogen’s sustainable fuel potential

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The concept of using hydrogen fuel to power transportation and general electricity applications has been around for decades, but is the United States finally...

Virtual Tour: McAbee Trucking Inc.

Join Lisa McAbee on a virtual tour of McAbee Trucking as she explains how they utilize propane vehicles to power their fleet and ensure...

Colorado State University presents energy, mobility project

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For the last two years, Colorado State University has worked with a group of partners to enable mobility and energy efficiency improvements through a...

Chicago Area Clean Cities recognizes ComEd for its green fleet

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ComEd, a unit of Chicago-based Exelon Corporation (NASDAQ: EXC), was named a “Clean Fuels Champion” today by Chicago Area Clean Cities (CACC), a nonprofit...

OPINION: 1,100-mile EV road trip a sign of the changing times

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Technology has changed the way we take road trips dramatically in recent years. We’ve gone from large roadmaps we could never quite get to fold...

OPINION: Reducing imported petroleum, crude oil critical for Midwest

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One of the many positive aspects of working in the sustainable transportation sector is it truly offers something for everyone. Some individuals and fleets choose...

Magic in a Tank: ODOT’s Journey to One of the World’s...

The Oregon Department of Transportation uses a next-generation biofuel. It operates better than fossil diesel and costs almost the same. That saves ODOT and...

Here comes the supply crunch: 2021 EV Market Trends

It’s a big year for the American electric vehicle industry and EV market. Electric vehicle (EV) sales had every reason to underperform in 2020....

Lightning eMotors, Denver Metro host EV Ride & Drive

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Lightning eMotors provides fleets with high-quality electric commercial vehicles, services and charging solutions. They add their electric drivetrain to popular vehicle chassis to provide...

Denver Metro interviews Redmark, advanced fuels future plans

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Kris Kielty founded Redmark in 2016 to be the leading service company in the advanced fuels industry. He began his career in 1990 with...

OPINION: Wisconsin charging ahead with electric vehicles

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February was a big month for electric vehicles across the nation and in Wisconsin. Foxconn announced in late February its plans to assemble vehicles for...

CALSTART, Denver Metro Clean Cities develop EV data collection project

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The market for electric vehicles (EVs) is expanding, and the medium- (MD) and heavy-duty (HD) vehicle sector is no exception. As a result of...

Denver Metro Clean Cities explains SPACs, EV market

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Denver Metro Clean Cities (DMCC) recently held a “What the SPAC?” webcast conversation aimed at explaining what Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) are and...

Land of Enchantment Clean Cities compares alt-fuel buses

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Between 2017 and 2019, the Land of Enchantment Clean Cities Coalition (LOECC) compared the fuel economy and cost-per-mile of four-identically sized and powered mid-sized transit...

Low-income communities see less EV adoption, fewer benefits

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In Ohio and across the country, higher income, predominantly white communities see EV adoption at disproportionately higher rates than their Black and low-income counterparts....

Federal Highway Administration proposes sign regulation changes, raises concern

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In December 2020, the U.S. Department of Transportation proposed changes to regulations states must follow when installing signs informing drivers which services—including food, gas,...

WEBINAR: Electrifying Medium- & Heavy-Duty Trucks in New York

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Please find the session recordings below, and additional resources here: Panelist and Clean Cities Coalition contact information NYSERDA Truck Eligibility List for NYTVIP and NYC Clean Trucks Program Empire...

Georgia fleets acquire insights through EV WATTS program

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The era of big data is here, and Georgia fleets are looking to stay current through their electric vehicle (EV) telematics systems. For a...

WEBINAR: Medium- & Heavy-Duty Electric Operations

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Attendees heard about a variety of options available for their operations, upcoming funding opportunities and how Clean Cities coalitions can help them with the...

OPINION: Transit-oriented developments and sustainability go hand in hand

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I’m a big believer in working smarter, not harder. One great example of a concept that does just that is transit-oriented developments. The Federal Transit...

WEBINAR: Preparing Your Rural Hometown for EVs

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Rural towns and smaller municipalities have specific challenges when it comes to the installation of electric vehicle charging infrastructure. From power delivery and lack...

AFLEET Tool Walkthrough

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The Alternative Fuel Life-Cycle Environmental and Economic Transportation (AFLEET) tool developed by Argonne National Lab is invaluable for determining the price differences of a conventional gasoline vehicle with vehicles...

Opinion: Northwest Indiana saw 2020 sustainable transportation wins

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There is no doubt 2020 will be a year that will not soon be forgotten. In spite of the challenges and tragedies, the year was...

Trillium: A Strong CNG Partner for Greater Indiana

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Alternative fuel grants and incentives are increasing demand for greener technology, which in turn, is driving corporate sustainability initiatives. One such corporation to introduce...

Blue Bird electric bus deployed by Indiana school district

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Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation (BCSC) has received a Blue Bird electric-powered school bus as part of a sustainability movement. This Indiana school district has...

Natural gas school buses offer district fuel savings and clean air

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Every day, Utah’s fleet of 2,987 school buses provide transportation to 195,000 children. Out of this amount, which includes 41 school districts and charter...

North Carolina medium and heavy-duty electrification

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Electrification of the transportation sector is one of the most significant levers available to dial back the production and emission of harmful climate-changing greenhouse...

All-electric terminal yard trucks make case for zero-emissions freight handling

Metropolitan Energy Center (MEC), which houses the Kansas City Regional and Central Kansas Clean Cities Coalitions, is excited to announce the deployment of all-electric zero-emission...

Diesel emission Successes, South Shore Clean Cities 2019

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In 2019, South Shore Clean Cities wrote a successful $1.1 million grant application that assisted our members & partners through the U.S. EPA's Diesel Emissions...

Louisiana Clean Fuels 20th Anniversary

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Twenty years ago, in April 2000, Louisiana Clean Fuels (LCF) received official designation as a Department of Energy Clean Cities coalition. This commemorative video...

Hit the road with Drive Electric Ohio, Sustainably

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Drive Electric Ohio has been working hard to create insightful and engaging ride and drive content, despite the roadblocks caused by COVID-19. Our team,...

The City of Bloomington: A Sustainable Leader

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The transportation sector is among the top generators of greenhouse gas emissions in Indiana and a leading contributor to emissions nationwide. Many cities throughout...

Wisconsin Clean Cities names Forward Fleet Award Recipients

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MILWAUKEE — Wisconsin Clean Cities recently honored the top sustainable transportation leaders with the Forward Fleet Award in Wisconsin at the Wisconsin Clean Cities...

E15 in Indiana thanks to South Shore Clean Cities collaboration

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Rensselaer, Indiana -- Jasper County, Indiana will soon have its first E15 fueling station thanks to efforts from two farmer-owned cooperatives, the U.S. Department...

South Shore Clean Cities members awarded $206,000 in Indiana Volkswagen grants

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ST. JOHN, INDIANA — South Shore Clean Cities partners at two metropolitan planning organizations in Northern Indiana were awarded $206,000 in Indiana Volkswagen Environmental...

OPINION: Sustainable transportation transcends partisan politics

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Take a moment to think about your favorite childhood memory and the sights and smells, the people who are with you and the way...

Clean Fuels Corridor Project stretches 1,500 miles along I-94; Webinar to...

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Officials from the U.S. Department of Transportation, GTI, ZEF Energy and Ozinga Energy will emphasize the importance of the Michigan to Montana (M2M) Alternative...

CNG bus success showcased by Utah Transit, plans to expand

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The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) provides CNG buses in public transportation throughout the Wasatch Front of Utah, including neighboring communities of Ogden, Park City,...

DSNY demonstrates new Mack LR EV for Climate Week NYC

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During Climate Week NYC 2020, truck manufacturing company Mack Trucks announced the delivery of an electric refuse model to the New York City Department...

Drive Electric Colorado launches EV scavenger hunt

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Drive Electric Colorado is the newest initiative aimed at educating individual consumers about electric vehicles, presenting information about charging and providing details about electric...

Newport Biodiesel, Rhode Island fuel success

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Newport Biodiesel has been producing biodiesel in Newport, Rhode Island since 2006. Evolving from a small start-up company to the second-largest biodiesel facility in...

Webinar Wednesday with Louisiana Clean Fuels

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The webinar above is titled "Preparing Utilities for EVs." This is a part of Louisiana Clean Fuels' Webinar Wednesday series that is now live...

Kinetrex Energy renewable natural gas: From trash to treasure

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One of Kinetrex Energy’s goals since its founding in 2013, has been to provide a clean, cost-effective and practical diesel fuel alternative. Kinetrex Energy...

Resiliency: Alt fuels prepare communities to deal with a crisis

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Many Chicagoans may remember the air traffic control fire that grounded thousands of flights in late September 2014. What they may not remember is...

Michigan to Montana I-94 Clean Fuel Corridor project launches social media...

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Commercial fleet managers and passenger vehicle owners have a new tool to help them learn more about efforts to increase clean fuel and electric...

Opinion: Non-road emissions reductions matter too

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It seems like a lot of my columns lately have included the phrase “out of sight, out of mind.” It applies to so many things...

WEBINAR: Utah Clean Cities celebrates Idle Free Awareness Month

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This virtual event took place on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. Speakers included: Dr. David Christensen, UCC Board of Trustees Chair, ASPIRE Tammie Bostick,...

McGavic Outdoor Power: Zipping across Indiana University’s

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As students begin to return to Indiana University’s Bloomington campus for the start of the Fall semester, they might notice something different about the...

Landscape Solutions: Greener grass with propane lawnmowers

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Founded in 2003, Landscape Solutions (LS) is a landscape management provider that serves central Indiana and is headquartered in Noblesville. Landscape Solutions counts among...

Clean and green: New electric transit buses in Baton Rouge

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Have you seen the smart looking green and yellow Capital Area Transit System buses driving around Baton Rouge? These “green” new buses are so...

Opinion: Remember goods movement essential workers this Labor Day

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Remember when shopping was a big event? These days, you don’t even have to leave your couch or change out of your pajamas. In just...

Funding available for Indiana public safety agencies

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ST. JOHN, INDIANA — South Shore Clean Cities, Inc. is partnering with the Indiana Office of Energy Development to provide technical support for the...

Clean Fuels Ohio: annual Midwest Green Transportation Forum & Expo

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COLUMBUS, OH - Clean Fuels Ohio is excited to host the innovative annual Midwest Green Transportation Forum and Expo from Sept. 14 through Sept....

WEBINAR: Electric Vehicle Equity Webinar

Join Northern Colorado Clean Cities (NCCC), the Colorado Energy Office (CEO), Grid Alternatives, and Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP) on this one hour webinar...

Emissions and range progress in electric vehicles

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Just 10 years ago, the electric vehicle industry began expanding and limited research was available about the vehicle benefits, capabilities, or impacts. Over the...

South Shore Clean Cities members awarded Volkswagen grant

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ST. JOHN, INDIANA — South Shore Clean Cities members and partners on August 19 were awarded more than $5.3 million in Indiana Volkswagen Environmental...

Environmental benefits increase as webinars rise in popularity

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When Denver, Colorado shut down from COVID-19 in March, Bonnie Trowbridge, coordinator of Denver Metro Clean Cities Coalition, had to make a decision: How...

Empire Clean Cities launches Mission Electric

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In July, Empire Clean Cities officially launched Mission Electric, a campaign and information center to promote the widespread adoption of electric vehicles (EVs), cut...

Utah Clean Cities statement of solidarity against racism

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Utah Clean Cities acknowledges and condemns racism, racially motivated violence and discrimination in all of its forms. We support and demand justice among communities...
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