Heavy-Duty Transit Bus and School Bus Grants

Archived: 11/08/2019

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) established the Driving a Cleaner Illinois program to administer funds awarded through the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust. Funding is available for the replacement of existing government-owned diesel public transit buses with new diesel, alternative fuel, and all-electric transit buses, as well as for all-electric school bus pilot projects. For more information, including how to apply, see the Illinois EPA Grant Accountability and Transparency Act page.