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TCEQ Announces Workshops for Drayage Truck Incentive Program

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has announced $3.1 million in grant funding will soon be available for the Drayage Truck Incentive Program (DTIP). The DTIP will provide financial incentives for the replacement of older drayage trucks operating at designated seaports and Class I rail yards in the state’s following air quality nonattainment areas: Dallas–Fort Worth, El Paso, and Houston-Galveston-Brazoria.

The TCEQ has scheduled workshops to review DTIP grant requirements and application procedures for potential applicants. Workshops are free of charge and registration is not required.

DTIP workshops are as follows:

ARLINGTON: September 4, 2014
1:00-2:30 p.m.
3:30-5:00 p.m. (en español)
North Central Texas Council of Governments
Transportation Council Room
616 Six Flags Drive
Arlington, TX 76011

AUSTIN: September 8, 2014
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
TCEQ's Austin Office
Building F, Room 2210
12100 Park 35 Circle
Austin, TX 78753

HOUSTON: September 10, 2014
1:00-3:00 p.m.
4:00-6:00 p.m. (en español)
North Channel Branch Library
15741 Wallisville Road
Houston, TX 77049

The TCEQ plans to open the DTIP grant round at the end of September 2014.  

For more information, call 800-919-TERP (8377) or e-mail terp@tceq.texas.gov

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