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Reducing Vehicle Idling Time at School Helps Kids—and Parents—Breathe Easier

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Learn how one Clean Cities staff member leveraged her professional knowledge to help reduce idling at her sons' school.

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August 18, 2016


New and Improved! AFLEET Tool 2016

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Tool's new features help users formulate a more complete picture of the costs and benefits of alternative fuels.

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May 19, 2016


Vehicle Energy Data Resources Help Inform Local Leaders

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City-specific data and tools are available online to help municipalities develop effective GHG-reducing programs.

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April 18, 2016


From Pump to Plug: Measuring the Public's Attitude about Plug-In Electric Vehicles

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A new report presents the findings of a study into the American public's sentiments toward the issues surrounding plug-in electric vehicles.

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March 10, 2016


New Find-a-Car App Brings Fuel Economy Right to Your Phone

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See how the new Find-a-Car app makes it simple to learn more about fuel economy.

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February 22, 2016


Say What? 10 Clean Cities Acronyms You Should Know

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This list of acronyms can help you stay knowledgeable about the latest alternative fuels and advanced vehicles lingo.


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February 18, 2016