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The California Department of Motor Vehicles has announced that Green Clean Air Vehicle decals – which allow single-occupant plug-in hybrids to use the HOV lane – are no longer being issued. In late 2015, the DMV hit their limit of 85,000 stickers. Although the limit has been raised in the past, there is no guarantee that […]

Thanks to a nearly $1 million grant from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), carsharing is about to become a reality in both Richmond and El Cerrito. The MTC has awarded a $973,864 grant to fund a program called CarShare4All, a collaboration between City CarShare, the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) and the Bay Area Climate Collaborative […]


(If in doubt, check the DMV website.) With so many fuel efficient motor vehicles on the market these days it’s difficult to keep track of which has what special technology to help you save gas. However with notorious Bay Area traffic, perhaps more important to keep track of here– which ones qualify for use of […]

Do you drive a low-emission motor vehicle? Would you like to get a sticker so you can use a High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane?? Vehicles meeting specified emissions standards may be issued CAV decals allowing the vehicle to utilize the HOV (carpool or diamond) lanes of California’s freeways while being driven by a single occupant. Image via: […]

Where: Craneway Pavilion, 1414 Harbor Way South, Richmond, CA (minutes from 580 – directions) When: Saturday, October 9, 2010 from 10 AM – 5 PM Cost: $10 at the door, or free with a discount (visit for details) Details: Come to the Bay Area’s first consumer expo dedicated to hybrid, plug-in, ev and other high-tech, ecofriendly […]

Local News Sink hole shuts down part of Tassajara Road in Dublin March 25-26, 2010 511 Contra Costa is now on Facebook! Become a fan to get entered to win $25 to Peet’s Coffee & Tea. Highway 4 to close near Discovery Bay this weekend from 8 PM on Friday, March 26th to 4 AM […]

Take our survey about electric/hybrid cars and get a $10 gift certificate for Peet’s Coffee.  Its short and simple, but this offer expires soon so act fast.