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Chicago Area Clean Cities Honors Fleets with Green Initiatives
Chicago Area Clean Cities Recognizes Top Green Fleets

American Lung Association Awarded for Promoting Alt-Fuels

The American Lung Association has been named the 2017 Clean Fuels Champion by Chicago Area Clean Cities, and was honored for championing the promotion of alternative fuels and technologies to reduce vehicle emissions and reduce petroleum usage.

December 8, 2017

Chicago Area Clean Cities Recognizes Top Green Fleets for 2017
Chicago Clean Cities Fleets Reduce 230K Tons of GHG

Chicago Clean Cities Fleets Reduce 230K Tons of GHG

The Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition (CACC) and its member fleets helped to displace nearly 26.5 million gasoline-gallon equivalents (GGEs) of petroleum in 2016, and reduce greenhouse-gas emissions by 230,000 tons.

May 19, 2017

Chicago Fleets Saved 25M Fuel Gallons Last Year

Chicago Fleets Saved 25M Fuel Gallons Last Year

The commercial and government fleet members of the Chicago Area Clean Cities saved more than 25 million gallons of petroleum in 2014, which reduced fuel consumption and improved air quality, according to the group.

June 5, 2015

More Taxi Fleets Adding CNG-Fueled Ford Transit Connects

More Taxi Fleets Adding CNG-Fueled Ford Transit Connects

DEARBORN, MI -- Taxi Medallion Management LLC, headquartered in Chicago, put 12 Ford Transit Connect Taxis powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) into service on June 16, as part of an event celebrating the increased presence of CNG in Chicago.

June 28, 2011

Waste Management Opens Chicago-Area CNG Fueling Station

WHEELING, IL - Waste Management of Illinois raised its commitment to natural gas-powered garbage and recycling trucks on May 24, when the company launched a new filling station for compressed natural gas (CNG) in the Chicago area.

June 1, 2011

Chicago to Add 280 EV Charging Stations

CHICAGO - The city of Chicago has signed a $1.9 million contract with 350Green LLC for the installation of 280 electric vehicle charging stations by the end of this year, the Chicago Sun-Times reported.

March 1, 2011

City of Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman to Co-Present Green Awards

Chicago Gets $1M to Reduce Diesel Emissions

CHICAGO - The EPA recovery act funds will be used to purchase and install 35 diesel oxidation catalysts and 163 diesel-fired heaters on municipal vehicles, and partially fund two new hybrid diesel-electric aerial trucks to replace older vehicles.

July 23, 2009