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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

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

Clean Cities Continuing 25th Anniversary Celebration

The National Clean Cities program turned 25 this year, and the celebration will continue throughout 2019. Lone Star Clean Fuels Alliance is part of the nearly 100 local Clean Cities organizations across the US.  Clean Cities coalitions foster the economic, environmental, and energy security of the United States by working locally to advance affordable, domestic

Legislators will address TERP in Upcoming Session

The House Appropriations Committee met in May 2018 to discuss the TERP program and fund. The 86th Legislature may discuss several uses of and changes to the program’s funding in 2019, including allocating more of the funds collected for the program to TCEQ, extending the funding mechanisms that direct revenue to the TERP account beyond

VW Environmental Trust

Months after state officials proposed practically shutting Central Texas out of a plan to divvy up millions of dollars related to a Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has released a revised allocation that will direct $16.3 million to Austin and neighboring communities.Read the statewide plan for distributing the funds on

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