For the year ending December 31, 2022, the Commonwealth of Virginia saw an increase in the number of tracked alternative fuel fleet vehicles by 0.2%. At 28,892 vehicles in 101 green fleets, the current percentage of alternative fuel vehicles used in tracked clean fuel Virginia fleets is 44.3 percent of their vehicles. Hybrid electric, electric, and propane vehicles made minor net gains in the past year, while no net fleet decrease ...Continue Reading →
FTA Grant Webinars: $1.7 Billion Low-No Emission Program funding
Join FTA this month to learn about a competitive funding opportunity for nearly $1.7 billion that will support state and local efforts to modernize aging transit fleets with low- and no-emission buses, renovate and construct bus facilities, and support workforce development.
Potential applicants to the FY23 Low or No Emission (Low-No) Program and Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Program are welcome to attend either of the two scheduled webinars. Webinar attendees will learn about program eligibility, evaluation criteria and selection considerations, and the ...Continue Reading →
Biden-Harris Administration Announces $1.5 Billion Available Through the 2023 RAISE Grant Program
The U.S. Department of Transportation has published a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for $1.5 billion in grant funding through the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) discretionary grant program for 2023. The popular program helps communities around the country carry out projects with significant local or regional impact.
RAISE discretionary grants help project sponsors at the State and ...Continue Reading →
2022 Funding Opportunity for Energy Improvements at Public K-12 School Facilities – Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) – Renew America’s Schools
On Nov. 30th, 2022 the Department of Energy (DOE) received funding through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to renew American’s schools within two areas of interest: energy efficiency and health improvements. The program aims to provide funding for public K-12 schools, ...Continue Reading →
Deadline Approaching for NAFA’s 100 Best Fleets
Applications are due by Tuesday, January 31, 2023 for your fleet to be considered in the 100 Best Fleets in the Americas competition! With just under two weeks until the deadline, there is still time to prepare a winning application. Open to any fleet in North, Central, or South America, this program recognizes peak-performing public and commercial fleet operations, as well as the the Fleet ...Continue Reading →
Upcoming Funding Announcement from the DOE Vehicle Technologies Office
Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement No. DE-FOA-0002893
The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue, on behalf of the Vehicle Technologies Office, a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled “Fiscal Year 2023 Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO) Program Wide Funding Opportunity Announcement”. Building a clean and equitable energy economy and addressing the climate crisis is a top priority of the Administration. This anticipated FOA will advance the ...Continue Reading →
1.5 Billion Available through the 2023 RAISE Grant Program
Posted by US. DOT Thursday, December 15, 2022
Popular RAISE Discretionary Grant Program helps communities build transportation projects that have significant local or regional impact and improve safety and equity.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation has published a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for $1.5 billion in grant funding through the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability ...Continue Reading →
Survey: Virginians support a modern, electrified transportation system
Generation180 developed this updated survey to make the case for continued transportation electrification in Virginia—bringing jobs, new economic investment, reduced carbon emissions and cost savings for satisfied drivers along the way.
The third edition of the Virginia Drives Electric survey includes new and updated findings indicating Virginians are overwhelmingly in favor of the benefits inherent with electric vehicles and ...Continue Reading →
Biden-Harris Administration, USDOT Make Available One of the Largest Investments in 50 Years to Expand Intercity Passenger Rail Across America
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) today issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) announcing the availability of almost $2.3 billion in funding to expand and modernize intercity passenger rail nationwide through the Federal-State Partnership for Intercity Passenger Rail Grant Program (Partnership Program). Thanks to President ...Continue Reading →
Electrification Coalition Local Government Electric Vehicle Policy Playbook
In December, Electrification Coalition released their Local Government Playbook. This contains recommendations for how counties, cities, and towns can leverage federal investments in electric vehicle infrastructure. It provides a “checklist” of actions and strategies that local governments can enact now and in the future, including best practices, innovative policy approaches, and lessons from previous charging deployments.
The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Inflation Reduction Act—signed into ...Continue Reading →