Recognizes a transportation or mobility project that uses innovative cleantech solutions to create positive impacts for the environment, economy, and residents.
Native Electric The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) has shown exceptional leadership in pursuit of cleaner electrified transportation. In 2017, EBCI’s Office of Natural Resources applied for and was awarded the first electric school bus in North Carolina, funded by the NC Department of Environmental Quality Division of Air Quality from VW Settlement funds.… Read more
City of Raleigh’s Pollution Remediation, Heat Island Reduction, and Pavement Preservation with TiO2 Enhanced Pavements
TiO2 Enhanced Pavements The City of Raleigh worked with Pavement Technology, Inc. (PTI), to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, mitigate urban heat islands, and address water pollutant issues through an innovative approach that involves adding Titanium Dioxide to the asphalt rejuvenation process to create “Cool Pavement.” At the completion of the pilot project, treated roads showed… Read more