Virginia Alternative Transportation Fuels Report 2022

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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2022 Funding Opportunity for Energy Improvements at Public K-12 School Facilities – Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) – Renew America’s Schools

A Liquefied Petroleum Gas powered school bus at a refueling station in Roanoke in 2015.

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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Biden-Harris Administration, USDOT Make Available One of the Largest Investments in 50 Years to Expand Intercity Passenger Rail Across America

An Amtrak passenger train. Photo from

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 ...

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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 ...

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