Gaston County, N.C., created a plan to support economic growth in the aftermath of COVID-19, including funding for a new fleet facility.
Obama’s Stimulus Package Offers Funds for Fleet
On Feb. 17, President Obama signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The $789 billion economic stimulus legislation is comprised of $507 billion in spending programs and $282 billion in tax relief. The legislation includes significant new funding for fleets, such as $300 million for diesel emission retrofit grants; $300 million to establish a grant program through the DOE's Clean Cities Program; and $300 million for acquisition of energy-efficient vehicles by the federal fleet