Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition

The Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition works with vehicle fleets, fuel providers, community leaders, and other stakeholders to save energy and promote the use of domestic fuels and advanced vehicle technologies in transportation.

Contact Information

2000 14th St, NW, Ste 330
P.O. Box 73402, 20056-3402
Washington, DC 20009

Ira Dorfman

Ira Dorfman has served as Executive Director and Coordinator of the Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition since January 2017.

Dorfman has extensive public policy and private sector experience at Congressional, federal, state and local levels in cutting-edge technology, clean transportation/energy, conservation and environment. He served as a Professional Staff Member of the United States Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee; the international program manager of USDOE/USAID-funded clean transportation program in India; a national trade association executive; and as a Washington representative for numerous companies and institutions. Throughout his career, he was worked on numerous alternative fuel transportation projects that have included vehicular use of natural gas, propane, biodiesel, ethanol, battery electric and hydrogen fuel cells.

Dorfman is a graduate of Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio and attended graduate school in public administration at Rutgers University. He serves as a member of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments’ Climate, Energy & Environment Policy Committee and is Past Chairman of the Society of Automotive Engineers’ Washington, DC Section.

General Stats

  • Designated: October 21, 1993
  • Population: 3,163,481 (based on 2019 Census estimate)
  • Area: 1,407 sq. mi.
  • Local/Regional Service Area: District of Columbia; includes Alexandria, VA; Arlington County, VA; City of Fairfax, VA; Fairfax County, VA; Falls Church, VA; Loudoun County, VA; City of Manassas, City of Manassas Park, Prince William County, VA. Works cooperatively with bordering coalitions in Virginia and Maryland.

Alternative Fueling Stations

Including public and private stations

  • Biodiesel (B20 and above): 8
  • Electric (charging outlets): 2,108
  • Ethanol (E85): 15
  • Hydrogen: 0
  • Natural Gas: 7
  • 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
*2019 DOE-Verified Metrics

Learn about just some of the projects from Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition. Visit the Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition website for more projects and information.

Projects and Case Studies
Hydrogen Drive
District of Columbia's Government Fleet Uses a Wide Variety of Alternative Fuels