Recent News & Updates

How to Reduce Your Emissions and Save Fuel This Winter

As we prepare for another cold, snowy Michigan winter, it is a good idea to prep your vehicle so it gets the best fuel economy possible in frigid temperatures. Fuel economy decreases in the winter in comparison to warmer months because of factors such as idling, road conditions, and more aerodynamic drag from increased air density. Here are some common tips to ensure that you get maximum fuel economy for the weather conditions.

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GLACC Member Meeting and EV Community Listening Session

On October 12, Greater Lansing Area Clean Cities’ members gathered at Dean Transportation’s new training facility to learn what local stakeholders have accomplished over the past year and to provide input on future GLACC initiatives. GLACC has worked hard to facilitate and assist clean transportation projects in 2011, and the key ingredient to the success of these projects has been the collaboration amongst dedicated organizations working toward similar goals.

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GLACC Fall Newsletter

Learn about GLACC’s participation in the Green Fleet Event Series, GLACC’s new Electric Vehicle Readiness Program, Electric Vehicle Infrastructure in the City of DeWitt, and more!

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Interning in Michigan

Kristin Jobin, intern at Greater Lansing Area Clean Cities, writes about her experience exploring Detroit through a program created for Michigan interns called Discover Engage Transform.

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Preparing Michigan to Plug-In

lectrifying initiatives continue to move forward in Michigan as highly anticipated plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) begin to hit the market. In February 2010, Michigan Public Service Commission’s Chairman Orjiakor Isiogu began to assemble a taskforce to prepare Michigan for the deployment of PEVs and PEV infrastructure.

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GLACC Spring Newsletter

GLACC is proud to issue our Spring Newsletter, packed full of articles about how mid-Michigan is working to increase the availability of alternative fuels and vehicles, reduce our dependence on petroleum, and improve air quality in our area. Articles include: Annual Petroleum Reduction Survey Results, GLACC and Partners Hold Alternative Fuels Conference, Clean Commute Options- Why ride alone?, GLACC Stakeholders Meet to Discuss a Sustainable Future, and GLACC Intern Update.

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