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As Returns from Gas and Diesel Taxes Decline, States Look to Alternative Models

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Read about how states are trying new methods to make up for shortfalls in traditional motor fuel taxes.

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August 12, 2015


Clean Cities and NPS Team Up to Promote Sustainable Transportation

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Campaign encourages practicing green transportation strategies as one of the easiest ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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August 6, 2015


Increase in PEV Purchases Sparks Rise in Workplace Charging

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With plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) becoming more popular, employers are responding by installing charging stations on site.

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July 24, 2015


State-Specific Fuel and Vehicle Data at Your Fingertips

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See the new data sets available about transportation and vehicles in your state.

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May 20, 2015


Help Us Formulate the Clean Cities Strategy!

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Provide your input on a new Clean Cities program five-year strategic plan.

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February 26, 2015


2014 State Alternative Fuels Law and Incentive Trends

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Learn how state actions across all alternative fuel types in 2014 involved new tax-related incentives and fuel tax regulations.

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February 23, 2015