Fiscal Year 2019-20 Heavy-Duty Three-Year Investment Strategy Work Group Meeting

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Fiscal Year 2019-20 Heavy-Duty Three-Year Investment Strategy Work Group Meeting

May 8, 2019

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) invites you to participate in the third work group meeting for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019-20 Three-Year Investment Strategy for Heavy-Duty Vehicles and Off-Road Equipment.  The Strategy, built upon previous years’ work, will be incorporated into the upcoming FY 2019-20 Funding Plan for Clean Transportation Incentives, which includes funding for the Air Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) and Low Carbon Transportation Investments.  The meeting agenda is available, and if there are handouts, they will be posted to the program website ahead of the meeting.

The work group meeting will be held by teleconference at the following date, time, and location:

DATE:                 May 8, 2019
TIME:                 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
LOCATION         Port of Long Beach Administrative Office
                           First Floor Training Room
                           4801 Airport Plaza Dr., Long Beach, California 90815
DIAL-IN #:          800-369-1713
PASSCODE:      3325948

In-person attendees are advised to arrive 10-15 minutes early to get through security.  Please bring a current photo ID.  Free parking is available in the main lot and at an on-site garage.


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California Climate Investments Low Carbon Transportation Funding

The Low Carbon Transportation program is part of California Climate Investments, a statewide program that puts billions of Cap-and-Trade dollars to work reducing greenhouse gas emissions, strengthening the economy and improving public health and the environment, particularly in disadvantaged communities.  CARB’s Low Carbon Transportation Program is designed to accelerate the transition to low carbon freight and passenger transportation with a priority on providing health and economic benefits to California’s most disadvantaged communities.  These investments support the Governor’s climate change strategy pillars of a 50 percent reduction in petroleum use in vehicles by 2030 and reducing short-lived climate pollutants and the Governor’s goal to deploy 5 million ZEVs by 2030.  These investments also reduce ozone precursor emissions and toxic diesel particulate emissions, supporting the State’s goals in these areas.

The Legislature has appropriated nearly $1.2 billion to CARB for Low Carbon Transportation projects over the past five budget cycles.  These funds are being used to fund zero-emission and plug-in hybrid passenger vehicles through CVRP; light-duty vehicle equity projects to increase access to clean transportation in disadvantaged communities and for lower‑income Californians; deployment incentives for clean trucks and buses using zero-emission, hybrid, and low nitrogen oxides (NOx) technologies; and advanced technology demonstration projects for freight trucks and equipment.

For more information about the Air Quality Improvement Program and Low Carbon Transportation Investments, visit the program website.

Annual Funding Plan

The annual funding plan is each year’s blueprint for expending Low Carbon Transportation and AQIP funds appropriated to CARB in the State budget.  The plan describes CARB’s policy drivers and vision for advanced technology mobile source investments, eligible project categories and criteria, project funding allocations, program implementation details, and provides the justification for these investments.  If CARB is appropriated Low Carbon Transportation funding, the Funding Plan will also address the requirements of AB 1550 (Gomez, Chapter 369, Statutes of 2016) related to disadvantaged and low-income community investments.

For more information about the development of the FY 2019-20 Funding Plan, please visit the Funding Plan website.


If you have questions or comments regarding this work group or you are interested in being placed on a project-specific email list, please contact Mr. Matt Williams, Air Pollution Specialist, at (916) 324-2032.

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