Michigan Clean Cities is your first stop for trusted information on clean fuels and vehicles. We know that growing the use of alternative fuels, advanced vehicles, and fuel economy practices locally can impact our nation’s petroleum dependence. However you get around, let us help you do it cleaner.
Since 1997, Michigan Clean Cities has been supporting fleet and fueling station operators as well as the general public in cutting pollution, cost, and increasing the variety of transportation options toward transportation system that meets 21st century needs and beyond. Michigan Clean Cities is affiliated with and staffed by NextEnergy, a nonprofit organization accelerating smarter, cleaner, more accessible solutions for communities and cities. Michigan Clean Cities is a U.S. Department of Energy designated Clean Cities coalition bringing the power and knowledge of the U.S. national laboratory network to you as you plan and deploy your clean fleet.
Launched in 2022, the Affordable Mobility Platform project which is deploying electric vehicle carsharing programs at multi-family housing communities in Michigan and nationwide.
Launched in 2022, EMPOWER is a nationwide project led by Columbia-Willamette Clean Cities Coalition and East Tennessee Clean Fuels with Michigan based activities led by MICC.
Launched in 2009, Clear the Air for School Kids is an ongoing effort to boost clean school bus and reduce engine idling with and for school districts and students.
MICC’s quarterly clean transportation networking events are back! On November 3, 2023, we held our fall networking mixer on electric school busing with host BorgWarner (formerly Rhombus Energy Solutions) and sponsor Clean Fuels Michigan.
MICC highlights biodiesel for use in marine vehicles in Michigan’s clean transportation discourse, actively engaging with the Clean Ports Working Group and Detroit/Wayne County Port Authority Decarbonization Project.
In 2021, the DOE’s Clean Cities Initiative piloted capacity-building training to align with the Justice40 Initiative, focusing on clean transportation. MICC’s next step involves co-developing Clean Transportation Action Plans with Detroit communities.
Clean and Alternative Fuels and Vehicles 101
What exactly are clean fuels and vehicles? Why is cutting petroleum use important? Learn more about low and zero-pollution fuels, vehicles, and transportation techniques – it’s easy to make clean transportation work for you with help from Clean Cities.
When we work together, our collective actions can help curb the causes of climate change and the harm to public health from transportation emissions. You’re here, you’re interested – let’s take the next step together. Learn how you can contribute to our coalition’s efforts.