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Green Initiatives

Below are links to several resources on energy efficiency and environmentally friendly operations.

he Maryland Port Administration has supported dray truck replacements since 2009.  The goal of the program is to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gases associated with the transport of goods to and from the Port of Baltimore.  

The program requires older trucks to be scrapped and provides applicants funding toward the purchase of a newer vehicle with an engine that meets tight,(newer) emissions standards. 


SmartWay Transport Partnership

The SmartWay Transport Partnership is an innovative collaboration between EPA and the freight industry to increase energy efficiency while significantly reducing greenhouse gases and air pollution.


Truck Stop Electrification

Use this Truck Stop Electrification Site Locator to find public truck stops that have idle reduction facilities nationwide.

State Idling Regulations

A compendium of current idling regulations by state in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Diesel Vehicle Emissions Control Program

Useful information on the program that affects any diesel powered vehicle with a gross combination or gross vehicle weight rating of over 10,000 pounds traveling on Maryland's highways.