is a government-industry partnership that provides regional coalitions with information and incentives from USDOE
, a large collection of technical data and resources, and coordinated strategies and resources they can leverage to obtain maximum petroleum reduction. The Clean Cities partnership consists of 86 coalitions that work with 5,700 local stakeholder programs that have helped avoid the usage of over two billion gallons of petroleum, put more than half a million AFVs on the road, and played a role in the construction of over 3,000 alterative refueling stations since 1993.
National Alternative Fuel Vehicle Day Odyssey
USDOE's Acting Assistant Secretary, John Mizroch, with the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium and the Clean Cities partners from Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., launched the 2008 kickoff of the Clean Cities National Alternative Fuel Vehicle Day Odyssey. Also known as "Odyssey Day," the event is dedicated to promoting petroleum-free choices in transportation. The September 30 event is the first of more than 80 alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) events in over 60 locations across the nation.