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EPA Clean Diesel grant

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the availability of grant funding to implement projects aimed at reducing emissions from older diesel engines.Eligible projects, according to the EPA, can include the replacement of diesel vehicles/equipment with new, cleaner diesel; hybrid or alternative fuel vehicles/equipment such as compressed and liquefied natural gas or propane autogas;

Here’s what the 2018 Transportation Technology Deployment Report Actually Means for You

We have started contacting you for information on your 2018 efforts to reduce petroleum consumption.  We need data regarding sales of alternative fuels, deployment of alternative fuel vehicles and hybrid electric vehicles, idle-reduction initiatives, fuel economy activities and programs to reduce vehicle miles traveled.  If you reported data last year, we are sending you that

2/26 – CAPCOG Fleet Management & Practices Workshop – Austin

CAPCOG Fleet Management & Practices Workshop This workshop will teach area fleet managers the best practices for making their fleets more air quality friendly and educate them about resources that can assist their fleets in lowering NOx emissions which cause harmful ground level ozone.Topics covered in this workshop will include:Regional Air Quality Plan and emission

2/27 – CAPCOG Air Quality Program Call for Projects for FY 19 EPA Clean Diesel Grant – Austin

CAPCOG is hosting a workshop to assist constituents with applying for the grants mentioned above. This workshop will discuss the application process and strategies used by fleet managers to apply for grants that reduce their vehicles’ NOx emissions and assist in improving the region’s air quality. The workshop also will feature a panel of TERP grants

Electric Cab of North America at SXSW

Chris Nielsen, CEO of Electric Cab of North America, hints that there are big doings involving electric cabs, Door Dash and other as-yet-unnamed vendors starting on Day One of SXSW.  Watch for their announcements on social media. Chris says “Electric Cab is preparing to hit the streets of Austin with the world’s largest deployment of EVs during SXSW.”

Lone Star Clean Fuels Stakeholders win Air Central Texas Awards

The Leander and Eanes Independent School District Transportation Departments have been selected as joint recipients of Air Central Texas’s 2018 Outstanding Organization Award. Ray Whisenant, Hays County Commissioner, presented the awards to Ann Hatton, Leander’s Director of Transportation, Jeremy Trimble, Eanes’s COO and Fritz Klabunde, Eanes’s Director of Transportation at a luncheon in conjunction with

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