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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Biodiesel Key Terms

March 20, 2014

What are the key terms to know when discussing biodiesel fuel, vehicles, and infrastructure?

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National Parks Roll on With Alternative Fuels

March 19, 2014

Nine new projects announced as part of the Clean Cities National Parks Initiative

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UPS Invests in Propane for U.S. Delivery Fleet

March 10, 2014

UPS, a founding member of Clean Cities' National Clean Fleets Partnership, announced plans to purchase 1,000 propane package delivery trucks and install an initial 50 fueling stations at UPS locations. The investment in propane vehicles and infrastructure is approximately $70 million.

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Driver Behavior Changes to Improve Efficiency

Feb. 19, 2014

What driver behaviors can help reduce petroleum consumption?

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EV Everywhere

Feb. 18, 2014

Ten ways communities can pave the way for plug-in electric vehicles

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VICE Model 2.0 Released

Jan. 27, 2014

Clean Cities launches improved tool to help fleets evaluate CNG investments

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Propane Vehicle and Infrastructure Key Terms

Jan. 20, 2014

What are the key terms to know when discussing propane vehicles and their fueling infrastructure?

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2014 Vehicle Buyer's Guide Available

Jan. 20, 2014

Annual guide makes it easy to find alternative fuel vehicle options

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State Alternative Fuel and Advanced Vehicle Laws and Incentives: 2013 Year in Review

Jan. 10, 2014

Over the last year, state legislatures and agencies have been busy creating incentives, laws, and regulations that support the use of alternative fuels, advanced vehicles, and other strategies that align with Clean Cities' mission to cut petroleum use in transportation.

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Renewable Fuel Standard Status and Updates

Jan. 3, 2014

What is the current status of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), and how do the new 2014 proposed requirements differ from previous years?

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