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Draft solicitation for the Clean Mobility in Schools Pilot Project to be reviewed

May 17, 2019

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) is pleased to invite you to participate in a public work group teleconference to discuss the solicitation development for the Clean Mobility in Schools Pilot Project of the Low Carbon Transportation Investments and Air Quality Improvement Program.  At this work group meeting, staff will provide an overview of the draft solicitation for the Clean Mobility in Schools Pilot Project, including aspects such as eligible grantees, eligible vehicles and equipment, and solicitation structure and timeline.  Staff will be available to answer questions and receive stakeholder input.

 

The work group meeting will be held via teleconference on the following date and time:

DATE:  June 4, 2019

TIME:   10:00 -11:30 a.m.

CALL-IN INFORMATION:   888-469-1286  Passcode:  7381154

We encourage participation via teleconference, but if you would like to attend in person, limited space will be available at the location listed below.  If attending in person, please notify Heather Choi at heather.choi@arb.ca.gov or at (916) 322-3893 by 10:00 a.m. on June 3, 2019. 

 

LOCATION:  CalEPA Headquarters Building, 1001 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814, Conference Room 2410.  Upon arrival, please check in at the 1st floor Visitor’s Center.  CARB staff will be called to escort you to the meeting room. 

 

The agenda will be posted on the AQIP website approximately one week before the work group meeting at:  https://ww2.arb.ca.gov/our-work/programs/low-carbon-transportation-investments-and-air-quality-improvement-program/low-0

 

Background

The Fiscal Year 2018-19 Funding Plan allocated $10 million from CARB’s Low Carbon Transportation Investments to provide incentives for reducing greenhouse gases from schools in disadvantaged communities.

 

The goal of this new grant is to deploy synergistic greenhouse gas emissions reduction techniques that can be emulated on school campuses statewide.  This funding is geared toward clean transportation and mobility options in and around schools.  The project concept includes strategies for electric vehicles and electric vehicle supply equipment in K-12 schools, such as electrification of the school’s yellow and white fleet, a car share component for staff at schools to rotate using zero-emission vehicles, zero-emission lawn and garden equipment, solar energy generation and battery backup, and outreach to students, district personnel, and the broader school community including parents.

 

For more information about the Air Quality Improvement Program and Low Carbon Transportation Investments, visit http://www.arb.ca.gov/msprog/aqip/aqip.htm.

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