The Hubcap

The Hubcap: November 2019

Palmetto Clean Fuels Coalition Presents 2018 Green Fleet Leader Award to Holy Spokes Bikeshare

Palmetto Clean Fuels presented the 2019 Green Fleet Leader award to Holy Spokes Bikeshare at a City Council Meeting on October 22nd. The Green Fleet Leader award is presented to the stakeholder organization that best demonstrates leadership and excellence in...

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Chapin Park and Ride Lot Opens

The COMET will provide parking for Chapin residents at Mt. Horeb Church located at 101 East Boundary Street.  Route 93X – I-26 Express will be re-routed to serve the new location.  Up to 25 spaces will be available for commuters to use, Monday – Friday between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m. at no cost.

“Since transit service...

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Funding Available for Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) Projects: State Clean Diesel Grant Program

Older on-road, non-road, and marine diesel engines currently in operation produce higher emissions compared to modern diesel engines and engines powered by alternative fuel sources. DERA projects target older diesel engines for early replacement or retrofit to reduce the impact of diesel emissions on public and...

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National Lab Tool Helps Buyers Compare Electric and Traditional Vehicles

Consumers seeking information about plug-in electric and hybrid vehicles can check out a vehicle purchase guidance tool created by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory.

The consumer education tool, “EVolution: Education on E-Drive...

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Standard Permitting Checklist for Hydrogen Stations Now Available on H2Tools

The...

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SCDOT Unveils Bicycle Pedestrian Action Plan

At a recent SCDOT Commission meeting, Secretary of Transportation Christy Hall unveiled a new Bike-Ped Safety Action Plan. The Action Plan incorporates many requests for safe, multimodal streets.

The details of the action plan were not discussed, but the South Carolina Livable Communities Alliance looks forward...

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Eighty-Four Million Shared Bike and Scooter Trips in US in 2018

In recent years, the deployment of micromobility sharing services (bikes and scooters) has expanded rapidly in cities across the United States. According to the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), the number of shared bike trips in the 100 largest U.S. cities increased from 321,000 in 2010 to...

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New Report Boosts Development Options for Most Promising Biofuels

Turbocharged engines pack more horsepower in a smaller, more efficient package than traditional combustion engines. The Department of Energy’s...

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Other Interesting News and Resources

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