Helping stakeholders reduce over 49 million gallons of gasoline equivalent since 2009.

The Triangle Clean Cities Coalition was founded in 1999 and designated by the U.S. Department of Energy in 2001, joining an elite group of 100 member Clean Cities Coalitions. The Clean Cities program has saved nearly 8 billion gallons of petroleum since its inception in 1993. Triangle Clean Cities has worked both independently and alongside other coalitions throughout North Carolina to further our initiatives. Our staff assists Coalition members to reach their goals by providing grant funding, technical assistance, and networking opportunities to advance affordable, domestic transportation fuels, energy efficient mobility systems, and other fuel-saving technologies and practices (See Our Progress).

The Triangle Clean Cities Coalition territory encompasses a diverse seven-county region consisting of Moore, Chatham, Orange, Durham, Wake, Johnston, and Lee counties.

Triangle 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.

Meet our Staff

Caitlin Rose

Clean Cities Coordinator; Planner II – Energy and Environment

Caitlin joined TJCOG and the Triangle Clean Cities Coalition in December of 2019. She has experience in energy policy development, air quality, and education and outreach, and previously worked for the State Energy Office of the NC Department of Environmental Quality. She holds a BSPH in Environmental Health Science and a MS in Environmental Science and Engineering, both from UNC’s Gillings School of Public Health. Caitlin is excited to work with the Coalition to achieve its mission of increasing the use of alternative fuels regionally.

Phone: 919-558-2709
Email: crose@tjcog.org

Claire Kubitschek

Clean Cities Intern


Claire joined the Triangle Clean Cities Coalition in the spring of 2020 as an intern. She has experience in waste management, urban planning, and education and outreach. Claire is a junior at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill acquiring a double major in Biology and Environmental Studies with a concentration in sustainability. Ms. Kubitschek is excited to work with the coalition and its stakeholders to increase the adoption of alternative fuels throughout the region.

Phone: 828-424-9682
Email:ckubitschek@tjcog.org