The Clean Cities Blog helps Clean Cities coordinators and stakeholders access information about alternative transportation topics that affect their coalitions around the United States.
Understanding Fuel Economy Labels and Testing for Alternative Fuel Vehicles
Dec. 20, 2016
While alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) fuel economy testing is largely similar to that of conventional fuels, the EPA makes some adjustments to account for different vehicle technology and fuel energy content. By tailoring AFV fuel economy testing and reporting, the EPA is able to provide apples-to-apples comparisons and allow consumers to make informed decisions.
2017 Fuel Economy Guide Now Available
Dec. 15, 2016
The annual publication gives car buyers up-to-date information to select the most fuel-efficient vehicles for their needs.
United Site Services Joins the National Clean Fleets Partnership
Dec. 14, 2016
United Site Services (USS), the nation’s leading provider of portable restrooms and temporary fence, is the latest company to join Clean Cities' National Clean Fleets Partnership (NCFP).
Everything You Need to Know about Fuel Economy Labels
Nov. 21, 2016
How are conventional light-duty vehicle fuel economy ratings determined and reported? It’s important to understand the who, what, when, where, and why (and how!) of fuel economy testing and labeling.
Alabama Corrections Facilities Save with Propane
Nov. 1, 2016
With a Clean Cities ally and the right resources, the Alabama prison system proposed propane for its fleet and ended with success.
Heavy-Duty Vehicle Idle Reduction
Oct. 20, 2016
What idle reduction technologies are available for heavy-duty vehicles?
Prepare Now for Winter Driving
Oct. 19, 2016
That nip in the fall air is a reminder that colder temperatures and snow-packed roads are just around the corner. Start preparing now to make sure your alternative fuel vehicle performs reliably this winter and you get the best fuel economy in cold weather.
New Video: Best Practices for Decommissioning CNG Fuel Tanks
Sept. 28, 2016
Clean Cities CNG fuel tank safety initiative helps fleets understand tank inspection and end-of-life requirements, and safely defuel, decommission, and dispose of expired tanks.
Lee Grannis Recognized with Benjamin Watson Award
Sept. 26, 2016
Grannis says he's honored to be in the company of fellow military veteran and friend Benjamin Watson.
Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicle Fuel Efficiency and GHG Emissions Standards
Sept. 20, 2016
What are the current and future medium- and heavy-duty vehicle fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions standards?