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The Clean Cities Blog helps Clean Cities coordinators and stakeholders access information about alternative transportation topics that affect their coalitions around the United States.

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Vehicle Buyer's Guide Available

Feb. 17, 2015

Annual guide helps you compare and evaluate alternative fuel vehicles to make sound purchasing decisions

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How Much Water is Required to Generate a Gallon of Fuel?

Feb. 11, 2015

WATER 3.0 tool supports the development of sustainable biofuels

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Ryder's Natural Gas Truck Fleet Surpasses 30 Million Miles

Feb. 10, 2015

Implementation of natural gas for truck fleets benefits the environment, enhances the company's alternative-fuel experience, and adds momentum for customers to "lease green."

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Save on Winter Fuel Costs

Feb. 5, 2015

Cold weather and winter driving conditions can reduce your car's fuel economy significantly, but there are things you can do to lessen the effects.

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Using the Enhanced Alternative Fueling Station Locator

Jan. 28, 2015

How can I search for, update, and add new alternative fueling station information using the Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC) Station Locator?

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Clean Cities Coalition Brings Anti-Idling Program to Schools

Jan. 21, 2015

Yellowstone-Teton Clean Energy Coalition works with local seventh graders to clarify idling misconceptions, encourage behavioral changes

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Report: All U.S. States Show Promise for Alternative Fuel Deployment

Jan. 8, 2015

A new report indicates the success of alternative fuel deployment depends heavily on matching the right fuel with the right location

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Understanding Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Networks

Dec. 30, 2014

What are some of the major electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) networks, and how can plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) drivers access their stations? What are the costs associated with each network?

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Clean Cities Honors Coordinator for Leadership

Dec. 19, 2014

Central New York coordinator is recognized for exemplifying how to lead effectively with spirit, friendship, and motivation.

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Alabama Coalition Leaders Inducted Into Clean Cities Hall of Fame

Dec. 9, 2014

Mark Bentley and Phillip Wiedmeyer are 2014 Hall of Fame Award Winners

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