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The Hubcap: May 2018

The 2018 National DERA RFP is Now Open!

EPA anticipates awarding approximately $40 million in competitive grant funding for the Diesel Emissions Reductions Act (DERA) Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program. The Program is soliciting proposals nationwide for projects that achieve significant reductions in diesel emissions in terms of tons of pollution...

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PCF Alternative Fuel Webinar Series- Register Today!

Palmetto Clean Fuels (PCF) would like to invite you to its first ever webinar series. PCF will host a series of four, one-hour webinars during 2018. Call-in information will be emailed to registrants the week preceding each webinar.
 
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What to consider about switching to alternative fuels

Transportation fuel and vehicle maintenance can put a significant strain on a municipal budget. With cities and towns of all sizes throughout South Carolina on a permanent quest to trim expenditures, many are considering using alternative fuels but aren't sure where to start.

Here are some suggestions:

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Walking or biking to work is quicker than you’d think

Worries about the extra time needed to walk or bike to work are a big reason people hop into their cars for their daily commute, but those worries may be unfounded.

For a new study, people estimated how long it would take them to bike or walk to a common location in town. The majority estimated incorrectly, with...

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The Four Problems of Urban Transportation and The Four Separate Solutions

There are four main problems in urban transportation that require four separate solutions, transit guru Jarrett Walker said in Chicago in March, urging people to be wary of tech companies that claim to solve more than one problem at a time.
 
Walker is a transit consultant for ...

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Nissan Renews Incentive for Duke Energy Customers

For a limited time, you can get up to $10,500 back when you buy a Nissan Leaf. This is the result of a renewed incentive from Nissan North America in partnership with Duke Energy. But, act fast because this offer is only valid through June 30, 2018 on the retail purchase of a 2018 Nissan Leaf.
 
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