Temperatures have warmed, flowers are starting to bloom, and it’s finally time to poke our heads outside and see what this spring brings. With ozone season underway, and Easter and Air Quality Awareness Week fast approaching, it’s time to refresh what we know about what we can do to help improve both the environment and our air quality. Check out these simple tips to help keep our air quality in check. What is Air Quality Awareness Week? Each year, the US Environmental Protec
Source: Getty Are you Car Care Aware? April is National Car Care Awareness Month and that means taking a few extra steps to make sure your vehicle is in good operation. This may not only prolong the life of your car but can also save you time and keep you and your passengers safe. As we enter spring into summer, the temperature is rising and so is the stress on your vehicle’s cooling system. Make sure your coolant levels are topped off with antifreeze to prevent your car from
Engine Off North Texas (EONT) is a regional initiative that focuses on reducing the impacts associated with the idling of heavy-duty vehicles. The North Central Texas Council of Governments updated and revitalized the initiative by developing new outreach and educational materials. Truck drivers can learn about strategies to reduce unnecessary idling, idle reduction technologies, and identify areas that have local idling restriction policies or ordinances. Local governments c
DFWCC has hosted a series of webinars that focus on electric school buses. These webinars include discussions from original equipment manufacturers, non-profits, utilities, and energy managers. Some of the presenters include TxDOT, Lion Electric, Blue Bird and more. Find meeting recordings and presentations here.
Texas Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Program (TxVEMP) is now accepting applications for the purchase and installation of Level 2 charging equipment for light-duty zero emission vehicles in the State of Texas. So far, the Dallas-Fort Worth region has only accounted for 26% of total applicants. Apply as soon as possible to take advantage of over $10 million available in first-come, first-served funding. The funds can also be used for workplace charging, as well as multi-un