Virginia Clean Cities
The Virginia Clean Cities 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.
Alleyn Harned joined Virginia Clean Cities in 2009 and serves as Executive Director. Harned works from the Virginia Clean Cities partnership at James Madison University, in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Prior to Clean Cities, Harned served as Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Trade in Virginia working on energy and economic issues. Harned serves on the Transportation Energy Partners Board of Directors, the Virginia Energy Council, and the Virginia Air Pollution Advisory Board. Harned received his undergraduate degree in Geology from Ohio Wesleyan and his masters degree in public administration from James Madison University.
Matthew Wade serves as Deputy Director of Virginia Clean Cities. He joined VCC in 2013 after six years in local government administration with the goal of comprehensively reducing petroleum use and decreasing harmful emissions in Virginia. As Deputy Director, he oversees the management of staff operations and VCC’s grant portfolio for alternate transportation fuels infrastructure, vehicle deployment, education, and outreach. As the senior VCC executive, Wade is responsible for managing the financial strategies of the Coalition. He earned a Masters of Public Administration from James Madison University in 2007 and a Masters of Business Administration in 2018.
- Designated: October 04, 1996
- Population: 6,081,016 (based on 2020 Census estimate)
- Area: 38,691 sq. mi.
- Local/Regional Service Area: Entire state of Virginia except DC COG
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Learn about just some of the projects from Virginia Clean Cities. Visit the Virginia Clean Cities website for more projects and information.Projects and Case Studies
- Nationwide AFV Emergency Responder, Recovery, Reconstruction & Investigation Training
- Shenandoah National Park
- Advancing Alternative Fuel Markets Adoption and Growth
- Alternative Fuel Implementation Team (AFIT) for North Carolina
- Mid-Atlantic Electric School Bus Experience Project
- Safety Training and Design, Permitting, and Operational Guidance for Garage Facilities Maintaining and Parking Natural Gas, Propane, and Hydrogen Vehicles