Robin Erickson, Executive Director & Southern Coordinator Sophia Jackson, Communications & Northern Coordinator Utah Clean Cities Coalition Alternative Transportation: The Road Ahead
Clean Cities Mission Utah Clean Cities Mission: To advance Utah’s energy, economic, and environmental security through the promotion of alternative fuels & alternative fuel vehicle technologies that reduce foreign oil use in the transportation sector. Coalition Milestones: 1993 Salt Lake Clean Cities Coalition created 1994 Designative the 16 th Clean Cities Coalition 1999 Non-profit 501(c)3 2005 Statewide: Utah Clean Cities Coalition (UCCC) 2010 Expansion: two coordinators & two offices 2014 20 th Anniversary
Clean Cities Across the Nation Utah Clean Cities began in 1994 as the 16 th Clean Cities in the nation. Now, almost 100 coalitions are found nationwide who are dedicated to reducing petroleum use, improving air quality, and enhancing the lives of community members.
Robin Erickson Executive Director & Southern Coordinator Background: Coordinator since 2007 Involved with the UCCC since 1993 Board of Trustees/Directors 1993-2007 NAC Fleet Manager Awards: 2011 National Clean Cities Hall of Fame 2002 Recognition for Alt. Fuel Promotion during the Olympics 2000 Most Outstanding Small Fleet in the U.S. Sophia Jackson Communications & Northern Coordinator Background: Coordinator since 2014 Involved with UCCC since 2013 CCUWDP Intern B.S. Speech Communication emph. Cultural Studies, English Literature University of Utah Coordinators
Activities & Accomplishments American Reinvestment & Recovery Act 2009 $14.9 Million Sub-Recipients: 2009 24 partners 2013 34 partners Matched: $37,458,715 (initial grant) Over $50M (upon grant completion) Grant Summary: 19 new CNG stations, 21 upgraded stations, 6 new LNG stations, 15 EV Stations, 1 biodiesel refinery upgrade & 557 alternative fueled vehicles Jobs: 300+ new 175 retained Displacement of Gas Gallon Equivalents: 11 Million (upon grant completion) Air Quality Benefits: 270M + pounds of CO 2 reduced (upon grant completion) Turn Your Key, Be Idle Free Developed a Bus Driver Curriculum - 2007 Trained 3,000 Drivers in 45 Districts -2008 September Public Awareness Campaign 300 Participating Schools -2008-2012 Idle Free Fleets Conference -2013 Idle Free All Year Long Park City Ordinance - 2010 West Valley City - 2010 Salt Lake City Ordinance - 2011 Summit County Resolution - 2011 State of Utah Fleet Resolution - 2012 City of Holladay Ordinance - 2013