RFI Zero-Emission Drayage Truck Pilot Demonstration and Incentive Program

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The NWSA has secured a federal CMAQ grant of $2.8 million towards a ZE truck demonstration project in our gateway in 2025. This Request for Information (RFI) seeks information on how to deploy these funds in an effective and equitable way, to provide an opportunity for truck owners to put ZE trucks into operation in our gateway, highlighting key lessons learned for the Pacific Northwest trucking community, the NWSA, and other stakeholders and partners.

The goals of the initial demonstration projects include but are not limited to:
• Validate Zero Emission Drayage Truck Technology
• Increase NWSA and Drayage Fleet’s Understanding of Transition Opportunity
• Increase NWSA and Drayage Fleets’ Understanding of the Challenges Associated with Adopting ZE Technologies
• Inform the Longer-Term Strategy for Drayage Decarbonization
• Generate the Partnerships Required for Success
• Explore Support and Incentives for Second-Life Application
Please utilize the Microsoft Form link provided on the top left side of the solicitation page for your response.

Questions due by (4:00 PM PDT April 13th, 2023).

If you have additional supporting documentation to provide, or questions, please utilize the Procurement Portal (see left of this solicitation page). Questions and additional documentation are to be submitted via the Port of Tacoma Procurement Portal. Instructions for utilizing the portal can be found on the main procurement web page (https://www.portoftacoma.com/business/contracting/procurement).
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