RCAP Database | Energy & Fuel: EF-8

Develop a strategy to promote the development of truck parking with electrification facilities and the use of auxiliary power units to reduce extended idling by trucks.

  1. Survey state, local and regional transportation agencies for existing studies identifying trucking patterns and needs.
  2. Identify strategic locations for truck parking facilities and seek competitive funding opportunities as a region.
Planning Horizon: 
Short (0-5 years)
Potential Partners: 
State, Regional and Local Agencies, Metropolitan Planning, Organizations, Florida Gold Coast Clean Cities Coalition, the Southeast Diesel Collaborative
Potential Funding Sources: 
Existing federal, state, and local funding and competitive funding sources, MPO Unified Planning Work Program funding EPA National Clean Diesel Competitive Funding, DOE Clean Cities funding
Milestone Progress: 
Increase in number of electrified truck parking spaces and auxiliary power units installed on trucks.