Helping stakeholders reduce over 12 million Greenhouse Gas Emissions since 2009.

The Triangle Clean Cities Coalition was founded in 1999 and designated by the US DOE in 2001 to improve air quality and reduce dependence on petroleum by promoting alternative transportation fuels in the Region J area  of North Carolina, including Moore, Chatham, Orange, Durham, Wake, Johnston, and Lee counties. By bringing together fleet managers, local and state government officials, fuel and vehicle providers, and interested citizen groups, we are helping move North Carolina towards a more sustainable future.

Triangle Clean Cities staff assists Coalition members to reach their goals by providing grant funding, technical assistance, and networking opportunities.

coglogo-no white backgroundTriangle Clean Cities is a program of Triangle J Council of Governments. TJCOG is a serves a diverse seven-county region, promoting collaboration among local governments, stakeholders and partners, tackling challenges that cross jurisdictional lines.

Our Progress


View the entire Triangle Clean Cities Coalition 2015 Annual Report here.


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Andrea Bachrach – Program Manager for Energy and Environment

Andrea joined Triangle J Council of Governments in November 2015 after working in the Sustainable Transportation and Sustainability sectors since 2009. Prior professional experience includes working for the NC Clean Energy Technology Center at NC State University and for Leonardo Academy, a sustainability non-profit based in Madison, Wisconsin. She has experience in Sustainable Transportation, Grant Application and Project Management, Emission Calculation and Reporting, and Sustainability Training projects.

Phone: 919-558-2705





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Mary Sell – Assistant Coordinator for Energy and Environment

Mary joined the Triangle Clean Cities Coalition in 2015, and was recently designated the Assistant Coordinator for the Coalition. Mary looks forward to working collaboratively within the coalition to build value for participating stakeholders, and increase the adoption of alternative fuels regionally. Ms. Sell holds a Master of Science in Environmental Policy and Planning from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor.

Phone: 919-558-9400





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Michael Sudol – Planner II for Energy and Environment

Michael joined the Triangle Clean Cities Coalition in July 2016. Michael holds a Master’s in City and Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, specializing in Environmental Planning, and has previously worked in the Long Range and Transportation Planning department at the Town of Chapel Hill.

Phone: 919-558-2704