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File #: 2021-0379    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Action Item Status: Passed
File created: 10/21/2021 In control: Board of Port Commissioners
On agenda: 11/9/2021 Final action: 11/9/2021
Title: PRESENTATION AND ADDITIONAL DIRECTION TO STAFF ON THE MARITIME CLEAN AIR STRATEGY'S HEAVY-DUTY TRUCK TRANSITION PLAN INCLUDING: A. PREPARATION OF A ZERO EMISSIONS HEAVY-DUTY TRUCK TRANSITION PLAN WITH A CONSULTANT TO SERVE AS A ROADMAP TO ACHIEVE THE BOARD APPROVED MARITIME CLEAN AIR STRATEGY'S ZERO EMISSION TRUCK GOALS AND BENCHMARKS, INCLUDING 40 PERCENT ZERO EMISSION TRUCK TRIPS IN 2026 AND 100 PERCENT ZERO EMISSION TRUCK TRIPS IN 2030; B. REQUEST TO EXPAND THE SCOPE OF THE HEAVY-DUTY TRUCK TRANSITION PLAN TO IDENTIFY AND ANALYZE MULITPLE PATHWAYS, INCLUDING A COMBINATION OF ZERO AND NEAR-ZERO EMISSION TRUCK TRIPS TO ACHIEVE EQUIVALENT EMISSIONS REDUCTION BY 2026; AND C. REQUEST FOR ADDITIONAL TIME TO ADEQUATELY SCOPE AND COMPLETE A HEAVY-DUTY TRUCK TRANSITION PLAN WITH A CONSULTANT.
Attachments: 1. 17. 2021-0379 Attachment A
DATE: November 9, 2021

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PRESENTATION AND ADDITIONAL DIRECTION TO STAFF ON THE MARITIME CLEAN AIR STRATEGY'S HEAVY-DUTY TRUCK TRANSITION PLAN INCLUDING:

A. PREPARATION OF A ZERO EMISSIONS HEAVY-DUTY TRUCK TRANSITION PLAN WITH A CONSULTANT TO SERVE AS A ROADMAP TO ACHIEVE THE BOARD APPROVED MARITIME CLEAN AIR STRATEGY'S ZERO EMISSION TRUCK GOALS AND BENCHMARKS, INCLUDING 40 PERCENT ZERO EMISSION TRUCK TRIPS IN 2026 AND 100 PERCENT ZERO EMISSION TRUCK TRIPS IN 2030;
B. REQUEST TO EXPAND THE SCOPE OF THE HEAVY-DUTY TRUCK TRANSITION PLAN TO IDENTIFY AND ANALYZE MULITPLE PATHWAYS, INCLUDING A COMBINATION OF ZERO AND NEAR-ZERO EMISSION TRUCK TRIPS TO ACHIEVE EQUIVALENT EMISSIONS REDUCTION BY 2026; AND
C. REQUEST FOR ADDITIONAL TIME TO ADEQUATELY SCOPE AND COMPLETE A HEAVY-DUTY TRUCK TRANSITION PLAN WITH A CONSULTANT.
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:

The Maritime Clean Air Strategy (MCAS) includes a vision of "Health Equity for All" and specific goals and objectives to reduce pollution from maritime-related activities and industries. In support of this vision, the MCAS aims to achieve 100 percent zero emission heavy-duty truck trips to the District's marine cargo terminals in 2030 and targets attaining 40 percent zero emission truck trips in 2026 as a near-term objective. At the October 12, 2021 Board meeting, the Board of Port Commissioners (Board) directed staff to initiate a Heavy-Duty Zero Emission Truck Transition Plan to serve as roadmap to achieve these targets. In addition, the Board directed staff to compile a list foreseeable tasks and timelines for multiple objectives in the MCAS which support the transition of heavy-duty trucks to zero emission technologies by January 2022.

Staff is seeking additional direction on a zero emissions heavy-duty truck transition plan, including feedback on the preliminary outline to gather information to meet the 2026 and 2030 zero emission truck benchmarks, as well as staff's request to hire a qualified consultan...

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