Clean Vehicles, Clean Fuels, Clean Air, Clean Cities!

Welcome to Chicago Area Clean Cities!

Chicagoans Now Have a Cleaner, Greener, More Sustainable Transportation Option

Over the last six years, Chicago has rose from less than 500 alternative fuel vehicles serving as taxicabs in 2011 to more than 6,000 in 2017. Next time you hail a cab, it's likely you will be in a green vehicle, helping the City improve its air quality!

Drive Clean Chicago Taxi Page

Wonder what type of electric Vehicle is for is best for you? Check out this tool to help you find the perfect fit!

Argonne EVolution Homepage

IdleBox Toolkit

What are the benefits of reducing idling? The IdleBox Toolkit is your resource to find general information as well as print products, templates, and presentations to assist you in your idle-reduction projects for fleets with light- and medium-duty vehicles.

Department of Energy IdleBox Tool

CTA Buses go Electric!

CTA Electric Bus Information

What is Chicago Area Clean Cities?

Chicago Area Clean Cities is a nonprofit coalition of stakeholders from government, private business, academia, scientific research, and energy and environmental services working together to promote the use of clean fuels and clean fuel vehicles throughout the Chicago metropolitan area. Learn More »

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Chicago Area Clean Cities is a voluntary, locally based coalition dedicated to expanding the use of clean, domestic fuels and clean vehicle technologies in the Chicago metropolitan area.

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Foodliner
Foodliner purchases six new CNG vehicles for it’s fleet as part of the Chicago Area Alternative Fuels Deployment Project. Read More »

Ethanol Flex Fuel
The City of Chicago fleet currently totals approximately 7,000 vehicles, of which 1,861 are E85 flex fuel vehicles. Read More »

Green Taxi Program
The results from a project under a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Clean Cities grant through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to fund the purchase of 120 alternative fuel vehicles. Read More »

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Chicago Area Clean Cities is a voluntary, locally based coalition dedicated to expanding the use of clean, domestic fuels and clean vehicle technologies in the Chicago metropolitan area.

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