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City of Atlanta Collects Data on Waste

The City of Atlanta, Ga., hopes to cut down on waste and boost its recycling efforts with data. The Public Works Department will begin a six-month pilot using a cloud-based technology platform from Rubicon Global to improve waste operations and provide route optimization for its trucks.

Atlanta Deploys First EVs

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and the Office of Sustainability presented five new electric vehicles this week, marking the launch of the city's electric vehicle program.

Atlanta Opens New CNG Fueling Station

The City of Atlanta opened a new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station at its solid waste facility in April. The station will allow the city to transition the entire solid waste fleet from diesel to CNG.

8 Cities Launch Alt-Fuel Municipal Fleet Initiative

Eight cities have banded together to launch the Energy Secure Cities Coalition (ESCC), a group dedicated to transitioning their municipal fleets from petroleum-fueled vehicles to vehicles powered by alternative fuels.

Atlanta Fleet Director Takes Larger Role in Fla. City

C.W. “Bill” Malcolm, CPFP, previously director of Fleet Services for the City of Atlanta, became the general services director at the City of Gainesville, Fla., in October 2013. He now oversees both fleet and facilities.

Atlanta Bans City Employee Cell Phone Use While Driving

ATLANTA – The City of Atlanta’s council approved an ordinance that prohibits City employees from using a cell phone while driving. The ban applies to employees driving City-owned vehicles and extends to the use of personal vehicles for City business.