UCC Presents at Solar Power International Conference

Utah Clean Cities was thrilled to present at the Solar Power International (SPI) conference EV 101 last month in Salt Lake City. The presentation, which was lead by UCC Executive Director Tammie Bostick as a part of the EV 101 workshop, covered…

UCC goes to the ACT EXPO

Another successful ACT Expo event was held in April this year. This is one of the most exciting events for a transportation guru or geek.  Each year your fellow coordinators participate as speakers and panel moderators and this year was…

Celebrating Untamed Ogden’s Air

Celebrating Untamed Ogden’s Air What does it mean to have a sense of place? Why do certain places have greater meaning for us than others? Why are some people drawn to the desert, while others to the mountains or water? Setting aside…

Utah Legislative Updates 2019

Follow along with the bills Utah Clean Cities is tracking this year throughout the 2019 Utah State Legislative Session. By Ashley Miller, Breathe Utah H.B. 107 Sustainable Transportation and Energy Plan Act Amendments HB107…

UCC Goes to Washington D.C.

When private and public sector, government, social, and altruistic leaders apply pioneering partnerships and technologies to address social challenges and build sustainable communities, we experience the multiplier effect.  The shared alliances…

2018 Year in Review

The mission of the Utah Clean Cities Coalition is to advance the energy, economic, and environmental security of the United States by supporting local decisions to adopt practices that reduce the use of petroleum in the transportation sector.…

Utah Clean Cities' 25th Anniversary

THANK YOU to everyone that made this evening unforgettable. This anniversary was an opportunity for recollections and reflections of the years gone by and a positive opportunity to plan for the years ahead. Night to Celebrate the Future of…

One plus one and the 11th Annual Declaration for Idle Free In Utah

One plus one and the 11th Annual Declaration for Idle Free In Utah What does eleven mean?  One more than ten and yet, in 2018, it means in one year so much can happen.  Does one year make a difference?  I think it can. The collective of…

SLC Parking Enforcement Electrifies Fleet! Saves 90% on Energy Costs.

SLC Parking Enforcement Electrifies Fleet, Saves 90% on Energy Costs   August 1, 2018  By Ryan Anderson, Salt Lake City Sustainability Intern The Salt Lake City Compliance Division has a colorful, new addition to their Parking…

Range Confidence with Ride and Drives Electric Vehicles Charge Ahead

Range Confidence with Ride and Drives Electric Vehicles Charge Ahead in the Future of Transportation Sponsored by the Governor's Office of Energy Development   The air pollution problem we face in Utah is complicated to say the…

IDLE FREE SPECIAL EDITION

Read the Idle free special edition post here  

How the ‘Inconvenient Youth’ Can Influence (Pester?) Others on Clean Air Action

By Edwin Stafford (ed.stafford@usu.edu) and Roslynn Brain (roslynn.brain@usu.edu) See the past winner posters here! Social influence is often instrumental for encouraging pro-social behavioral change in others.  Who else are the most…

Utah Embraces Alternative Fuel for Fleets

Green Fleets – Save Money and Clear the Air The following post was featured on Salt Lake City’s Economic Development blog, highlighting the benefits that local businesses have observed following their switch to clean vehicles. We at SLCgreen…

Come to Snowbird…together!

Come to Snowbird…together! Hilary Arens, Director of Sustainability & Water Resources, Snowbird Since its founding in 1971, Snowbird has welcomed visitors to the top of Little Cottonwood Canyon. As air quality and traffic congestion…

Reminder- Turn the Key, be Idle Free

The sights and smells of back-to-school are here: new pencils and paper, first-day clothes, and the hint of fall in the air. It’s an exciting time for many kids, parents, and teachers as we enter another year and get back into the school day…
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Idling is gets us nowhere fast!

Idling is gets us nowhere fast! Ten years ago, my niece came to my mountain home and announced her class was campaigning to stop the dirty old school buses from idling at her Morningside school.  She talked expertly about carbon footprints,…