Diesel Bus and Vehicle Program
In Phase 2 of the NC Volkswagen Settlement Mitigation Program, approximately $54.4 million will be available in Phase 2 for the Diesel Bus and Vehicle Program. This program is designed to achieve significant reductions in diesel emissions. This program has three subprograms: Transit and Shuttle Bus, School Bus and Clean Heavy-Duty Equipment and Vehicle Programs. Each program Request for Proposals (RFP) will be released at separate times. See the timeline below.
|Transit and Shuttle Bus Program||February 1, 2022|
|School Bus Program||March 7, 2022|
|Clean Heavy-Duty Equipment and Vehicle Program||May 16, 2022|
|Program||Eligible Action Category||Eligible Fuels||Funding Amount|
|Transit and Shuttle Bus Program||Class 4-8 Transit and Shuttle Buses||
All (electric, diesel, propane, natural gas)
Priority will be given to electric replacements
|School Bus Program||Class 4-8 School Buses||$13,598,433|
|Clean Heavy-Duty Equipment and Vehicle Program||Class 4-8 equipment and vehicles such as local freight trucks, ferries, forklifts, and switcher locomotives||$12,918,511|
|Diesel Emission Reduction Act||$679,922|
Phase 2 funding will focus on public sector needs. Eligible projects can be submitted by:
- Local, state and tribal government organizations,
- Public or private nonprofit organizations, and
- Public/private partnerships where the lead applicant represents a public sector or a public or private non-profit.
To be notified for future Phase 2 announcements, please send an email with "Subscribe" in the subject line to email@example.com.