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Triangle Clean Cities celebrates 20 years of work

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Triangle Clean Cities, a program of Triangle J Council of Governments, celebrated its twentieth anniversary with a virtual summit on Wednesday, Nov. 17. The event,...

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...

The Future of Transportation Day planned for Wisconsin state capitol

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MADISON, WISCONSIN -- Wisconsin Clean Cities and RENEW Wisconsin are partnering to co-host The Future of Transportation Day at the Wisconsin State Capitol on...

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...

Aviation industry developing alternative fuel options

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The eco-conscious movement is influencing various industries. As more electric vehicles hit the roads and solar panels fuel residential energy uses, other sectors search...

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...

5th Annual Midwest Green Transportation Forum was a success

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Clean Fuels Ohio hosted its 5th annual Midwest Green Transportation Forum & Expo on September 18-20. Attendees from Philadelphia to Seattle and everywhere in...

The Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Forum & Expo

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC), Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), and Tennessee Clean Fuels (TNCleanFuels) will hold the fifth annual Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Forum &...

‘Right-size’ packaging shown to DOE, sustainability leaders

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Utah company Packsize demos ‘right-size’ packaging to DOE and Clean Cities Coalitions. SALT LAKE CITY — As e-commerce giants scramble to retreat from plastic packaging...

Propane school buses save school district money

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District: Chenango Forks Central School DistrictIndustry: EducationLocation: Binghamton, New YorkVehicles: 2014 – 2019 Blue Bird Propane Vision, Type C school buses (17)Fueling: On-site propane...

Alternative fuel corridor signage on the horizon for Louisiana

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In 2018, Louisiana submitted a proposal to the FHWA to have Alternative Fuels Corridor signage installed along our interstate highways. Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality says in their March...

Waste Management unveils 24 new CNG trucks in Louisiana

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Waste Management recently implemented a new CNG fleet of garbage trucks which will service several parishes in Louisiana. WM is replacing diesel trucks with 24...

Biodiesel industry adding jobs and reducing pollution

If only Rudolf Diesel could see highways across America today. The inventor of the Diesel engine, which ran perfectly on peanut oil not long...

NYC reduces fleet size in ongoing effort to lower emissions

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Empire Clean Cities was proud to join Mayor De Blasio and the New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) on the morning...

Sustainable transportation leaders across Indiana

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MICHIGAN CITY, INDIANA — South Shore Clean Cities honored Northern Indiana’s sustainable transportation leaders at the nonprofit’s Annual Meeting and Awards Tuesday. “The dedication of...

OPINION: Prepare for the transformation of diesel vehicles

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How do you define something that is transformational? The Indiana Volkswagen Mitigation Trust Program and the Indiana Volkswagen Mitigation Trust Fund Committee are poised to begin accepting...

The 2019 Fuel Economy Guide is available now

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Just in time for the beginning of the new year, the 2019 Fuel Economy Guide is now available at FuelEconomy.gov. The Guide is published annually...

Greeneville Police Department in TN add 3 propane autogas vehicles to...

As of January 1, 2019, there are three Greeneville Police Department patrol cars that are now fueled by propane. The move marks the next...

Daimler Freightliner new Cascadia has first Level 2 automation in North...

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Daimler Trucks North America announced it’s now offering the first SAE Level 2 automated truck in series production in North America with the latest...

OPINION: Time to plan for electric vehicle charging is now

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Most discussions of electric vehicle charging involve the chicken and the egg analogy: Which needs to come first, the vehicles or the charging stations? Given...

GUEST COMMENTARY: Celebrating South Shore Clean Cities success

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How do you define success? South Shore Clean Cities success is measured by our members’ successes. Because transportation accounts for nearly 75 percent of all U.S....

Minnesota celebrates BIP grant program, sets new milestone for E85

Federal and state officials joined with the Twin Cities Clean Cities Coalition and other renewable fuel advocates on Thursday, December 13, 2018 to celebrate...

FedEx expands delivery fleet with 1,000 all-electric Chanje vans

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FedEx Corp. is expanding its fleet to add 1,000 Chanje V8100 electric delivery vehicles, buying 100 from Chanje Energy and leasing 900 from Ryder...

Ohio Clean Fleets celebrates its 10th anniversary

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Ohio Clean Fleets, the green fleet certification program designed and operated by Ohio Clean Fuels, is ten years old this year! Check out this...

How does Clean Cities help reduce transportation emissions?

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Watch as Diego Lopez with the Northern Colorado Clean Cities Coalition provides an overview of how the Clean Cities Coalition is helping cities reduce...

Top 3 maintenance tips for propane vehicles

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Automotive technicians don’t need to worry when they hear the word “propane.” Aside from a few differences, propane autogas vehicles are much like gasoline-fueled...

An intern’s first experience with EV events was electrifying

My name is Daniel Mock. I’m a Clean Cities intern working with the Twin Cities Clean Cities coalition, and I recently attended my first...

Cherokee Nation awarded $1.3M for electric buses serving rural transit routes

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The Cherokee Nation recently received a $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation under the Low-No program to purchase two Proterra electric buses and four new charging stations to transport employees and...

OPINION: Electric vehicles may change first car memories

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Think back to your first vehicle. What made it attractive? Was it the color? Make or model? Size? Convenience? Price? Many first vehicles were loud, oil-burning...

VidFix: introduction, and Engineering Explained

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YouTube, an oft-overlooked cornucopia of wonderfully high-quality, well-researched, well-presented, and interesting educational content. Soon after its inception in 2005, YouTube established itself as the...

You won’t believe the size of Waste Management’s CNG fleet in...

The East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition partners with the Tennessee Dept. of Environment and Conservation to manage the allotment of state EPA funding that...

Centralina hosts EV adoption meeting

On Wednesday, July 25th, Centralina Clean Cities Coalition co-hosted an electric fleet adoption event with Duke Energy. With over 40 attendees representing a variety...

28 clean fleets in southeast Louisiana recognized for reducing 4.3M gasoline...

On July 10, 2018, the Regional Planning Commission’s Southeast Louisiana Clean Fuel Partnership recognized 28 fleets and organizations in Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard,...

OPINION: Take propane beyond your summer barbecues

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Most of us only work with propane when we exchange a tank for use in our outdoor grills. But a growing number of vehicles...

Lightning Systems set to convert Via Mobility diesel bus to zero-emission...

Lightning Systems, developer of zero-emission powertrain solutions for commercial and government fleets, is partnering with the City of Boulder, Colorado, and Via Mobility Services...

REVIEW: Smart fortwo EV, “a compelling choice for commuters”

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We loved our time with the Smart fortwo EV and think it's the perfect fit for short-distance commuters and in-city drivers who are looking...

Idaho surges ahead with electric vehicle charging

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Learn how Idaho Power helped expand the electric vehicle charging network in Boise, Idaho.

Electric Vehicles charge up at state parks in West Virginia

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Watch how state parks in West Virginia attract visitors with free electric vehicle charging.

Four myths about “clean” diesel school buses

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Fiction: Diesel is clean and has the lowest carbon footprint over the operational life of a school bus. Fact: Modern diesel emissions are much cleaner...

Total to make significant equity investment in Clean Energy, drive use...

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Total SA, a global integrated energy producer and provider, and Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (Clean Energy) announced that the two companies have entered into...

ROUSH CleanTech enters EV market with all-electric Ford F-650

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ROUSH CleanTech unveiled its newest carbon footprint-friendly vehicle — an all-electric Ford F-650. The company, which includes propane autogas and compressed natural gas in...

Yale University fleet switches to alternative fuel vehicles

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The Yale Fleet — a group of official University vehicles that are registered in Connecticut — now boasts 77 alternative-fuel vehicles, including LPG-powered transit...

Time Transport recognized for sustainable transportation and efficiency efforts

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Time Transport, Inc. was honored by Wisconsin Clean Cities (WCC) and MillerCoors for sustainable transportation efforts and delivery service efficiency in separate events last...

Mid-Kansas CNG station helps fill in important corridor

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Last November, Mid-Kansas CNG celebrated the grand opening of a new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station at 636 Thompson Street in Kingman, Kansas, with...

Utah’s nation-leading idle-free campaign: celebrating 10 years of success

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Utah Clean Cities (UCC) created Utah’s Idle Free Campaign with a declaration led by Governor John Huntsman and two prominent mayors in 2007. This...

Euless uses less with idle reduction

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When attending the multiple weekly training sessions at their remote training facility, the City of Euless Fire Department was forced to keep their vehicles idling onsite to...

Tampa Bay taps into renewable energy from biomass and algae

In Tampa Bay, the Patel College of Global Sustainability at the University of South Florida (USF) is at the forefront of research into the commercialization of biofuels...

Clean Cities – Partnerships to Cut Petroleum Use in Transportation

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The U.S. Department of Energy's Clean Cities program advances the nation's economic, environmental, and energy security by supporting local actions to cut petroleum use...