Clean Communities of Central New York (Syracuse)

The Clean Communities of Central New York (Syracuse) works with vehicle fleets, fuel providers, community leaders, and other stakeholders to identify community-driven choices that save energy and promote the use of alternative fuels and advanced vehicle technologies in transportation.

Contact Information

c/o Syracuse University Center of Excellence
727 E. Washington Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

General Stats

  • Designated: June 15, 1995
  • Population: 1,398,455 (based on 2022 Census estimate)
  • Area: 10,592 sq. mi.
  • Local/Regional Service Area: Counties (including tribal lands): Broome, Cayuga, Hamilton, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, Schuyler, St. Lawrence, Tompkins; City of Syracuse

Alternative Fueling Stations

Including public and private stations

  • Biodiesel (B20 and above): 2
  • Electric (charging outlets): 1,479
  • Ethanol (E85): 2
  • Hydrogen: 0
  • Natural Gas: 4
  • Propane: 11

Energy Use Impact*

Annual Energy Impact

Annual Energy Impact by Alternative Fuel Vehicle Project Type

Emissions Reduced*

Annual Emissions Reduced

Emissions Reduced by Alternative Fuel Vehicle Project Type
*2022 DOE-Verified Metrics

Barry Carr

Barry Carr assumed the leadership of Clean Communities of Central New York (CC/CNY) in 2008. CC/CNY was formed in 1995 and was operated for many years by Joe Barry, who currently continues with the coalition as Director Emeritus. CC/CNY, in partnership with the other upstate New York coalitions, was recently successful in obtaining over $5 million in Recovery Act support.

Carr currently is the Manager of Business Development for Landi Renzo USA; the world's leading supplier of alternative fuel systems for OEM partners. He has been providing support to the alternative fuels/alt fuel vehicle markets since 1988. In 2017, Carr was inducted into the Clean Cities Hall of Fame.

Veronica Cason

Veronica Cason is the Program Manager for the Clean Communities of Central New York Coalition