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Interstate 80 Clean Fuel Corridor Supporting EVs, NGVs

Government agencies in Illinois and Iowa partner together to showcase the project MOLINE, Illinois, Aug. 8, 2022 – The second-longest interstate highway in the United States, Interstate 80, is undergoing a transformation for electric vehicles and low-emissions alternative fuels. To highlight this transformation and the economic opportunities it provides, the Illinois Department of Transportation, Chicago […]

ComEd Unveils Plan to Support Beneficial Electrification in Northern Illinois, Including Increased Adoption of EVs

Proposed plan would provide $100 million per year in incentives, education and infrastructure support to remove barriers to electrification and deliver significant environmental and air quality improvements for communities CHICAGO, July 6, 2022 — ComEd announced that it has submitted its plan to support the adoption of beneficial electrification (BE) technologies, including customer adoption of […]

Millennium Garages Launches Largest Public Electric Vehicle Charging Hub in the Midwest

With Public, Private, and Civic Partners, Millennium Garages Expands Charging Access for Chicago Residents, Commuters, Visitors, and Fleet Vehicles CHICAGO, June 21, 2022 — With more than 70 level-2 electric vehicle (EV) chargers across four integrated parking facilities in downtown Chicago, Millennium Garages has launched the Midwest’s largest public EV charging hub. Data from the US […]

ComEd, Metro Mayors Caucus Launch Program to Prepare Communities for Growing Demand for Electric Vehicles

EV Readiness Program will help communities prepare for EV implementation, compete for state & federal funding NAPERVILLE, Ill., May 3, 2022 — ComEd today joined the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus (Caucus) to announce a new initiative to help communities across northern Illinois prepare to meet growing demand for electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure. Fueled by a […]

American Lung Association Ranks Chicago’s Levels of Air Pollution Among Top 25 in U.S.

CHICAGO, April 20, 2022 — The 2022 “State of the Air” report, released today by the American Lung Association, finds that Chicago’s rankings were mixed for some of the most harmful and widespread types of air pollution: particle pollution and ozone. Chicago ranked 16th for most polluted city in the U.S. for ozone. Despite some improvement, […]

Illinois Governor Signs Biodiesel Use Bill Into Law

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, Apr 19, 2022 – Today, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law a bill that incentivizes increasing blends of biodiesel. The bill, championed by Senator Patrick Joyce and Representative Eva Dina Delgado, extends the current B10 sales tax exemption until 2023 and then increases the biodiesel blend level subject to the tax exemption to […]


IACT, formerly known as Chicago Area Clean Cities, is a voluntary, locally based coalition dedicated to reducing emissions from the transportation sector.

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