NCTCOG Affiliate SmartWay Recognition

NCTCOG Receives Recognition as a SmartWay Affiliate for 2019 Earth Day! 

NCTCOG has been an affiliate in the EPA SmartWay Transport Program since 2006.  NCTCOG promotes and distributes EPA SmartWay information and resources through, monthly email newsletters, and outreach events throughout the year. 

This is a banner from Smartway giving thanks to affiliates who celebrated earth day.NCTCOG is dedicated to the promoting SmartWay initiatives within the region and encouraging local freight fleets to join the SmartWay program and improve environmental performance. 

Beginning August 2017, EPA SmartWay decided to change their approach on outreach and asked affiliates to share SmartWay articles and resources to our regional groups and stakeholders through newsletters, websites, and social media related to a monthly theme.  After the annual Earth Day event in April 2019, NCTCOG was recognized by EPA SmartWay for continuing our support for the program by sharing information about efficient freight transportation with our participating groups and stakeholders.


NCTCOG Receives 2017 SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award!

NCTCOG is one of nine organizations nationwide to be named an EPA 2017 SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award Honoree. The SmartWay Affiliate Challenge is a national challenge developed by EPA to acknowledge organizations that participate in SmartWay and do an exceptional job supporting the partnership’s freight sustainability goals. NCTCOG has received this award seven times, and has consecutively been honored since 2012

“EPA commends the SmartWay Affiliate Challenge honorees for their extraordinary level of commitment and enthusiasm in supporting more efficient and sustainable business practices in moving goods,” said Christopher Grundler, Director of EPA’s Office of Transportation and Air Quality. “These organizations represent diverse industry sectors and stakeholders who are showing that American prosperity and protecting the environment can go hand in hand.”

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Staff Contacts: Huong Duong, Jason Brown