Heavy-Duty Truck and Transit Bus Grants
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection offers competitive grants for the replacement or repower of Class 8 local freight trucks and transit buses. Model Years (MY) 1992 through 2009 local freight trucks and MY 2009 and older transit buses will be eligible for replacement or repower with new diesel, electric, or alternative fuel vehicles or technologies. Grant reimbursements are available in the following amounts:
|Project Type||Fuel/Technology||Government Applicant Cost Share||Non-Government Applicant Cost Share|
|Repower||Diesel or Alternative Fuel||Up to 90% reimbursement||Up to 40% reimbursement|
|Repower||Electric||Up to 90% reimbursement||Up to 75% reimbursement|
|Replacement||Diesel or Alternative Fuel||Up to 90% reimbursement||Up to 25% reimbursement|
|Replacement||Electric||Up to 90% reimbursement||Up to 75% reimbursement|
Vehicles or engines being replaced or repowered must be scrapped in accordance with program guidelines. This grant program is funded by Pennsylvania's portion of the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust. For more information, including program guidelines, grant amounts, and application periods, see the Driving Pennsylvania Forward website.