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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.

Graphic comparing regular gasoline retail price of $2.72 per gallon to diesel retail price of $2.89 in May 2015. For gasoline, the price consisted of 17% taxes, 10% distribution and marketing, 22% ref

Feeling Pain at the Pump? Factors That Affect Fuel Prices

July 20, 2015

What factors affect fuel prices?

A photo of a dark maroon-colored sedan parked in front of a hydrogen fueling station.

Ready or Not, Here They Come! Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Commercialization

June 22, 2015

What are the latest updates on hydrogen and fuel cell electric vehicle deployment?

Photo of a person's hand using a green fuel nozzle to fill their car with biofuel.

EPA Proposes New Volume Requirements for Renewable Fuel Standard

June 11, 2015

Regulatory agency suggests reducing statutory volumes, citing market constraints and limited cellulosic fuel availability

Screenshot of the Alternative Fueling Station Locator tool website.

Alternative Fueling Station Locator Cruises Past 20,000

June 5, 2015

The Station Locator hit a major milestone of more than 20,000 fueling stations for biodiesel, compressed natural gas, electricity, E85, hydrogen, liquefied natural gas, and propane.

A Grand Valley Transit bus preparing to refuel at Grand Junction's CNG station.

CNG Pumped Five Miles to Fuel Grand Junction's Fleets and Buses

May 21, 2015

The city uses compressed natural gas from its wastewater treatment facility for a CNG fueling station in a first-of-its kind project

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State-Specific Fuel and Vehicle Data at Your Fingertips

May 20, 2015

Find information about laws and incentives, fueling stations, vehicles, fuel prices, and more.

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Summer Road Trip in Your Future? Cut Fuel Costs When the Temperature Heats Up

May 19, 2015

How can I improve my gas mileage while driving this summer?

Photo of a red semi-truck driving on a highway surrounded by forest.

How Heavy is Too Heavy? Idle Reduction Equipment Impacts Weight Limit Restrictions

April 20, 2015

What are the state weight limits for heavy-duty vehicles on interstate highways? What weight limit exemptions exist for vehicles equipped with idle reduction technology?

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UPS Delivers on Its Commitment to CNG

April 10, 2015

New CNG fueling stations will allow the company to increase current alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet by nearly 30%.

An image of the cover of the CNG business case publication.

CNG and Fleets: New Publication Builds a Case

April 6, 2015

Fleets considering a compressed natural gas program now have an online resource to help evaluate cost-effectiveness.

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