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Prop 1B Funding for Diesel Truck Replacement or Repower


  The solicitation period is open for select Air Districts. See deadlines and additional details below.  


► Program Overview ▼ Program Overview
  • Goods Movement Emission Reduction Program is a partnership between the California Air Resources Board (ARB) and local agencies (like air districts and seaports) to quickly reduce air pollution emissions and health risk from freight movement along California's trade corridors. Projects funded under this program must achieve early or extra emission reductions not otherwise required by law or regulation. For more information on the Prop 1B Program, please see the Program website.

    Funds are currently available through participating air districts for heavy-duty truck replacement or repower and TRU replacement. Infrastructure projects supporting replacement trucks and/or TRUs utilizing advanced technologies are also eligible. See “How Can I Apply” for more information.

► Am I Eligible? ▼ Am I Eligible?
  • - Fleets must be in compliance with the statewide Truck and Bus Rule (Complete the Diesel Vehicles Questionnaire to find out which regulations apply to you).


         o Note: Grant-funded vehicle (s) cannot be used for meeting fleet compliance requirements.

    - Trucks must move commercial goods for sale and have operated at least 75% in CA for the past 2 years.


     - Eligible vehicles include:
                                                                                        
    Vehicle Class GVWR (lbs) Eligble EMY Min. Annual VMT
    8 >33,001 2009 or Older 20,000
    7 26,001-33,000 2009 or Older 20,000
    6 19,501-26,000 1998-2009 10,000
                         

    - Proof of vehicle ownership and California-based registration for the past 2 years.

         o Registration examples:
          
    • California base-plated registration
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    • California International Registration Plan (IRP)
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    • Dual-plated registration (California base-plated/California IRP and Mexico only) for trucks carrying goods across the California-Mexico border

    - Owner must commit to operate the new/upgraded equipment at least 90% of the time in California and at least 50% travel in the four trade corridors for the term of the contract.


► What are the Funding Options? ▼ What are the Funding Options?


                      Table 1: Equipment Project Options for Trucks
Eligible Truck Options Max Program Funding Project life
All Fleet Class 6 Class 7 Class 8
A New MY 2015+ engine zero emmision truck $100,000 $200,000 $200,000 5 Years*
B New MY 2015+engine hybrid zero emission mile truck $65,000 $150,000 $150,000
C New MY 2015+ engine optional low-NOx truck (0.02 g/bhp-hr or less) $50,000 $100,000 $100,000
D New MY 2015+ engine hybrid truck $45,000 $80,000 $80,000
E New MY 2015+ engine natural gas truck $40,000 $65,000 $65,000
Available to Small Fleets Only Class 6 Class 7 Class 8 5 Years*
G Used MY 2011+ engine truck N/A $35,000 $40,000
H New MY 2015+ diesel engine truck $25,000 $45,000 $60,000
I Repower with a new MY 2015+ engine $10,000 20,000 $20,000
(*) Project life for Class 6 trucks: 5 years or 300,000 miles, whichever comes first; 5 years or 500,000 miles for Class 7 and 8 trucks.

                      Table 2: Equipment Project Options for Truck Infrastructure
Eligible Infrastructure Options Max. Program Funding Project Life
K Electric infrastructure for truck stop to reduce diesel engine use Lower of 50 percent of eligible costs or a funding level that provides a cost- effectiveness of 0.10 lbs/State $ 10 years
L Infrastructure for electric charging stations with replacement of a minimum of the three electric trucks Lower of 50 percent of eligible cost or $90,000 plus funds for the replacement of 3 trucks.
M Infrastructure for the fuel cell fueling stations with replacement of a minimum of three fuel cell trucks Lower of 50 percent of eligible cost or $90,000 plus funds for the replacement of 3 trucks.


                      Table 3: Equipment Project Options for Distribution Centers/TRUs                      
Eligible Equipment Equipment Upgrade Max Program Funding Project Life
A Existing trucks or trailers equipped with diesel TRUs. Replace an existing TRU with a zero emission transport refrigerator (e.g. all-electric or fuel cell). Lower of 80 percent of eligible cost or $50,000. 5 years
B Existing freight facilities where trucks or trailers equipped with TRUs congregate. Infrastructure and equipment to install 10 electric power plugs that are compatible with electrically powered TRUs (e.g. all-electric, hybrid electric, or electric standby-equipped) at freight facilities. Lower of 50 percent of eligible cost or $30,000 for all 10. 5 years
C Existing trucks or trailers equipped with diesel TRUs. Replace 5 existing TRUs with 5 zero emission cryogenic transport refrigerators. Lower of 80 percent of eligible cost or $100,000 for all 5. 5 years
D Existing freight facilities where trucks or trailers equipped with TRUs congregate. Infrastructure and equipment to install cryogenic refrigeration fueling station at freight facilities. Lower of 50 percent of eligible cost or $100,000. 5 years

► How Can I Apply? ▼ How Can I Apply?
  • For funding information, including how to apply, contact one of the five air districts listed below. Choose a district located in the area where you move goods in most often. You can apply at any district, regardless of where your business is located.


    The following Air Districts are accepting applications:


    • South Coast:
      Trucks (large fleets only): June 3, 2016 - August 4, 2016:
      Transport Refrigeration Units: June 3, 2016 - August 4, 2016
      South Coast Air Quality Management District
      www.aqmd.gov/Prop1B
      Mei Wang, (909) 396-3257

    • San Diego (Trucks and TRU/Reefers Only, May 10, 2016 - June 30, 2016:
      San Diego County Air Pollution Control District
      www.sdapcd.org/homepage/grants/grants.html

      The following Air Districts are not currently accepting applications at this time:


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    • Sacramento:
      Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District
      http://airquality.org/mobile/goodsmovement/index.shtml
    • Heather E. Taylor (916) 874-4889 / Kristian Damkier (916) 874-4892

    • South Coast:
      South Coast Air Quality Management District
      www.aqmd.gov/Prop1B
      Mei Wang, (909) 396-3257

    • Bay Area:
      Bay Area Air Quality Management District
      www.baaqmd.gov/goods
      (415) 749-4994 (select option 1)

    • San Joaquin:
      San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District
      www.valleyair.org/Prop1B
      (855) 99-GRANT


    For general questions about Prop 1B Program, please see the program website at www.arb.ca.gov/gmbond. Program staff can be reached by email at gmbond@arb.ca.gov, or by phone at Goods Movement Information Line at (916) 44 GOODS.


► Funding Tips ▼ Funding Tips
  • Keep existing truck registered and in operation
    Maintain continuous DMV registration and continue moving goods the majority of the time. Do not register trucks as “Planned Non-operation.”

  • Stay compliant
    Fleets must remain compliant at all times with the applicable ARB rules for the assistance of any grant funding requested in the application.

  • Clear all outstanding ARB violations
    All truck(s) and/or fleet must be clear of ARB citations and investigations prior to payment.

  • TRUCRS reporting
    Report/register your truck(s) in