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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Clean Cities Coordinator Honored for Inspiring Others

Sept. 17, 2015

Fellow coordinators recently recognized Clean Fuels Ohio coordinator Sam Spofforth for being a thorough, thoughtful, and compassionate mentor with a proactive approach to helping fellow coalitions meet their financial goals.

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Celebrate EV Everywhere by Sharing Your Electric Vehicle Story

Sept. 16, 2015

During National Drive Electric Week (September 12-20)—a nationwide celebration with more than 150 events across the country—the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is highlighting the stories of EV owners across the nation on social media.

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10 Things I Love About My Electric Vehicle

Sept. 15, 2015

To celebrate National Drive Electric Week, the U.S. Department of Energy and Energy Saver are spreading the word about plug-in electric vehicles (EVs).

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Four Coalition Leaders Inducted Into Clean Cities Hall of Fame

Sept. 3, 2015

Samantha Bingham, Carl Lisek, Lorrie Lisek, and Jonathan Overly are 2015 Hall of Fame Award Winners

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NREL Leads Effort to Get Traffic Moving in Right Direction

Aug. 26, 2015

Connected Traveler project will guide travelers in energy-efficient manner

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As Returns from Gas and Diesel Taxes Decline, States Look to Alternative Models

Aug. 12, 2015

What are the alternatives to traditional state fuel taxes?

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EcoCar 3 Teams Amplify Outreach with Clean Cities Collaboration

Aug. 11, 2015

EcoCAR 3 teams across the United States are working together with their local Clean Cities coalitions to host events, develop outreach products, and spread the word about alternative fuels and advanced vehicle technologies.

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Clean Cities and NPS Team Up to Promote Sustainable Transportation

Aug. 6, 2015

Transportation is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions nationwide, contributing to climate change that affects national parks. The National Park Service (NPS) and Clean Cities are partnering to encourage visitors and staff to "green their ride" in parks and at home to reduce fuel use and GHG emissions.

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Increase in PEV Purchases Sparks Rise in Workplace Charging

July 24, 2015

The growing number of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) spurs expansion of charging station installations at companies of all sizes.

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Clean Cities TV Hits Big Viewer Milestone

July 24, 2015

With more than 100,000 views, Clean Cities' educational videos are informing and serving the needs of transportation audiences.

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