Design and Implementation of the Enhanced Fleet Modernization Plus-Up Pilot Program

Design and Implementation of the Enhanced Fleet Modernization Plus-Up Pilot Program

Gregory Pierce and J.R. DeShazo
Lessons Learned from the San Joaquin Valley and South Coast Air Districts’ First Year of Operation

In June 2015, the California Air Resources Board (ARB) introduced the Enhanced Fleet ModernizationProgram (EFMP) Plus-Up pilot program to better integrate vehicle retirement and replacementincentive programs in support of low-moderate income households. This study outlines how the EFMP Plus-Up pilot was implemented in the two air districts chosen for the pilot phase, the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (Valley Air) and South Coast Air Quality ManagementDistrict (South Coast), during the first year of program operation.