SmartWay Newsroom

This page contains the latest news about SmartWay. Visit often for the latest announcements, media coverage, and press releases.

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2016 SmartWay Excellence Awards

On September 27, 2016 and October 3, 2016, EPA recognized the achievements of freight shippers, logistics companies, and carriers as recipients of 2016 SmartWay Excellence Awards.

SmartWay Featured Partners

This month’s featured partners are North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) and Walmart. Learn more about how these two organizations create more efficient freight systems and help advance sustainable transportation!

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White House releases North American Climate, Clean Energy, and Environment Partnership Action Plan

Key deliverables for the 2016 North American Leaders Summit held June 29 included a historic North American Climate, Clean Energy, and Environment Partnership Action Plan. The Action Plan outlines a series of initiatives to enhance North America’s competitiveness and expand efforts on climate change, clean energy, and the environment. Expanding SmartWay to include Mexico was featured as a strategy to support green freight best practices in North America.

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FHWA Launches "Freight Economy" website

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recently launched a new “Freight Economy” website where the most current facts and figures demonstrating the importance of freight transportation to the U.S. economy are provided. This is a valuable resource for SmartWay Partners.

Visit the FHWA Freight Economy website