Electric Trucks and Buses

Roadmap 12

Sold out in 2018 with over 800 participants, the Roadmap Conference is the nation's largest and most advanced annual conference on electric and smart mobility. Held each summer in the Pacific Northwest, Roadmap includes over 100 national and international speakers, dozens of exhibits, regional smart mobility tours, and high-energy interactive sessions. Expect to make [...]

Forth’s Electric Mobility Networking Mixer at ACT Expo

Forth is taking our networking happy hour on the road. Join us for our networking reception ahead of the ACT Expo Connect with fellow conference attendees and get the latest scoop on our efforts to promote electric, shared and autonomous mobility. The reception will take place at the Quarter Deck Bar & Lounge at Gladstone’s Long [...]

Small Utilities’ Approach to Transportation Electrification

As electric mobility gains traction, utilities large and small are creating transportation electrification strategies. At the Forth  March webinar, we will be joined by Forth’s Program Manager, Kelly Yearick and guest speakers Juan Serpa Muñoz, Business Line Manager at Eugene Water & Electric Board(EWEB) and Stu Green, Climate and Energy Analyst City of Ashland to explore several approaches to promoting [...]

2019-02-27T12:52:17-04:00March 12th, 2019|Tags: , , |

New Jersey Announces VW Settlement Funding for EV Charging and Electric Transit Buses

On February 28, 2019, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection announced that $11.2 M of the state's VW Environmental Mitigation Trust Funds had been allocated to electric vehicle charging stations and electric transit buses. NJ TRANSIT will receive $8 M to purchase eight new electric transit buses to be used in the City [...]

2019-03-05T18:56:19-04:00March 5th, 2019|Categories: VW Settlement|Tags: , , , |

Montana Clean Transit Bus Funding Webinar

The Montana Department of Environmental Quality is hosting a webinar on their Clean Transit Bus funding opportunity. The DEQ will provide an overview of and answer questions on the $2.5 million request for application due on March 27, 2019. Skype Link Below.  Conference ID: 2713450 To join by phone use the following number: (404)444-4647; [...]

2019-02-14T12:28:21-04:00February 28th, 2019|Tags: , , |

EV Hub Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicle Workgroup Meeting

Atlas Public Policy will host the next meeting of the Medium- and Heavy-Duty (MD/HD) Vehicle Workgroup on Wednesday, December 12th. The Workgroup will discuss the latest features added to the EV Hub including the MD/HD investment tracking database and submission form and the MD/HD search feature in the policy database. The goals of the [...]

2018-12-03T12:13:49-04:00December 12th, 2018|Tags: |

New Mexico Approves VW Settlement Funding Awards

The New Mexico Environment Department announced an award of $5.9 million in VW Settlement funds to support seven projects. Most projects are replacing older diesel vehicles with newer ones, though funds are also going towards compressed natural gas vehicles and electric airport ground support equipment. See below for fund distribution by replacement or repowering [...]

2018-12-05T19:53:47-04:00December 5th, 2018|Categories: VW Settlement|Tags: , , |

Wisconsin Awards $32 million of VW Settlement Funds for Transit Bus Replacements

The Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA) announced the awardees for its Transit Capital Assistance Grant Program through the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust. The DOA awarded all $32 million allocated for the replacement of class 4-8 diesel public transit buses with alternative fueled buses as outline in the State Beneficiary Mitigation Plan.  The DOA received [...]

2018-12-03T11:27:07-04:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: VW Settlement|Tags: , , , |

Nevada Awards VW Funds for Airport Ground Support Equipment, Trucks, & Buses

On November 5th, Nevada became one of the first states to award a portion of its VW Settlement funds after announcing 12 projects worth $6.6 million; the state has $24.8 million from the settlement to invest in mitigating mobile source emissions. The state received 37 applicants in this funding round. In an effort to [...]

2018-12-03T11:28:21-04:00November 6th, 2018|Categories: VW Settlement|Tags: , , |

Illinois Finalizes VW Mitigation Plan and Opens Applications for First Round of Funding

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency finalized their spending plan for Volkswagen Settlement Funds (Beneficiary Mitigation Plan) on August 28, 2018. The finalized plan added significant funding for on-road vehicles, a change the EPA attributes to the written comments it received on the draft plan. These comments also included significant support for light duty EV [...]

2018-09-04T12:18:30-04:00September 4th, 2018|Categories: VW Settlement|Tags: , , , |