Western Riverside County Clean Cities Coalition

The Western Riverside County 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

West Riverside Council of Governments
3390 University Avenue, Suite 200
Riverside, CA 92501

Taylor York

Taylor York, Director of Western Riverside County Clean Cities Coalition, is an Associate in Kearns & West, Inc. strategic communications practice, specializing in the fields of conservation, education, energy, air quality, and transportation. He has a diverse skill set, including project management, community engagement, collaboration, meeting facilitation, event planning, and material development. He has experience engaging a wide range of stakeholder groups, including public agencies, utilities, community groups, youth, and Native American tribes.

York’s past experiences include a key role in the Western Riverside County Clean Cities Coalition, as well as the Western Riverside County Air Quality Extraordinaire program and the Environmental Youth Conference. As a Coalition leader, he focused on creating consensus and building public-private partnerships to promote and support alternative fuel vehicle adoption, public education, and planning and installation of associated fueling infrastructure – all with the goal of improving air quality in Western Riverside County. York currently serves as a Steering Committee Member for the Inland Empire Branch of the U.S. Green Building Council, Los Angeles.

Mei Wu

Mei Wu was appointed coordinator of the Western Riverside County Clean Cities Coalition in 2021. She is a Staff Analyst for the Energy and Environmental Programs at the Western Riverside Council of Governments. Mei administers several regional programs that serve the public sector and residential communities to reduce greenhouse gases and landfill waste, as well as to increase the use of alternative fuel vehicles and the availability of alternative fuel infrastructure in Riverside County. Mei is passionate about working extensively with member agencies and the community to preserve and protect the natural world around us.

25 years

General Stats

  • Designated: October 24, 1997
  • Population: 1,030,818 (based on 2020 Census estimate)
  • Area: 359 sq. mi.
  • Local/Regional Service Area: Western Riverside County, including the cities of Banning, Calimesa, Corona, Hemet, Moreno Valley, Perris, Riverside, San Jacinto, Temecula, Wildomar, and unincorporated areas in the western region of Riverside County

Alternative Fueling Stations

Including public and private stations

  • Biodiesel (B20 and above): 1
  • Electric (charging outlets): 535
  • Ethanol (E85): 16
  • Hydrogen: 0
  • Natural Gas: 12
  • Propane: 9

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
*2020 DOE-Verified Metrics

Learn about just some of the projects from Western Riverside County Clean Cities Coalition. Visit the Western Riverside County Clean Cities Coalition website for more projects and information.

Projects and Case Studies