The Clean Cities Blog helps Clean Cities coordinators and stakeholders access information about alternative transportation topics that affect their coalitions around the United States.
Measuring Fuels: Understanding and Using Gasoline Gallon Equivalents
April 26, 2017
How can I compare the energy content of alternative fuels and gasoline or diesel? What implications does this have for overall fuel and vehicle comparisons?
First of 100 New EV Charging Stations Lights Up Sustainable Travel in America’s National Parks
April 21, 2017
In celebration of a new partnership between BMW of North America, the National Park Foundation, and the National Park Service (NPS), installed the first of up to 100 electric vehicle charging stations.
Leading the Charge: Resources to Support Workplace Charging
March 28, 2017
While there is not a one-size-fits-all solution for workplace charging, there are a number of resources available to help employers design, implement, and manage the right program for their organization.
Newly Revised Biodiesel Handling and Use Guide Now Available
Jan. 9, 2017
This guide is an essential reference for fleet managers, individual users, blenders, and distributors that handle and use biodiesel and biodiesel blends in diesel engines.
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?