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Green Fleet Initiatives Mushroom

Green Fleet Initiatives Mushroom

Public fleets have been steadily increasing the use of alt fuels through “greening” initiatives. Together, these cities, counties, federal departments, and states are working to help keep the air clean for years and generations to come.

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The City of Fayetteville Converts to Biodiesel

B-100 biodiesel is received via tanker, into heated and insulated storage tanks, direct from the...

After several years in the making, the City of Fayetteville, Ark.’s attempts to convert its diesel-powered vehicles to biodiesel have become a reality. Last June, out of 545 fleet vehicles, 52 percent were converted to biodiesel.

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Charlottesville Goes 'Green'

Fleet Manager Jim McClung shows off the City's Toyota Prius.

A city initiative to become more environmentally responsible prompted the Charlottesville Fire Department to pilot-test a Ford Escape Hybrid as an emergency response vehicle.