Saving Money and Reducing Truck Emissions Program

smarte_color_transparent-(2).pngSMARTE's mission is to promote fuel savings and emission reduction for the trucking industry. Here you  can find information on how to reduce fuel usage, benefits of SmartWay verified technology, available funding opportunities, and idling rules and regulations that affect the trucking industry.

News

COVID-19 Update Hub
COVID-19 resources and information for trucking companies.

Lean and Green Ways to Save Fuel
Learn how different fleets are saving on fuel by being more green.

Sustainability will power future fleet decisions, industry report indicates

Events and Webinars

Date

Type

Event Name and Description

September 10, 2020
12 p.m. to 1 p.m. CT
Webinar Get Ready to Charge: Designing and Installing Charging Stations that Support Medium- and Heavy-duty EVs
Register Here
September 23, 2020
1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. CT
Webinar Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference Series: Best Practices & Lesson Learned in Charging Infrastructure Deployment
Register Here


Fuel Reduction Strategies

Driver Training

Technology

Tools

SmartWay Verified Technologies Truck Parking Spots and Areas (coming soon)
Electrified Trucks Stops and Vendor Locations
Using Solar Power Funding Opportunities
SmartDriver e-Learning Hyrbid Powertrain Technology  
  Devices to Reduce Idling  
  Weight Reduction  
  Low Rolling Resistence Tires  
  Low Viscosity Lubricants  

 

   

Alternative Fuel Station Locator

Use the Alternative Fuel Station Locator to plan your route and ensure you'll have enough to fuel to get you to your destination.  This tool was developed by the US Department of Energy and provides fuel types available, contact information, operating hours, and more.
 
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Vendor Directory

SMARTE has developed a list of vendors that have signed up to participate in the SMARTE program. This means they support program goals and sell EPA SmartWay verified technologies. Inclusion in this listing does not imply endorsement by the North Central Texas Council of Governments.  If you sell EPA SmartWay verified technologies and are interested in joining this network, please contact NCTCOG staff.

SMARTE Vendor Directory

Join the SMARTE Team

You can join SMARTE and be kept up to date on the latest news, funding opportunities, and events affecting north central Texas trucking industry!

Driver/Fleet Manager Sign- Up Form [pdf 67 kB]
Vendor Sign-Up Form [pdf 181 kB]

Idling Rules and Regulations

Idling rules and regulations depend on where you are and whether your fleet has a adopted a Clean Fleet Policy.  Being aware of local idling rules and regulations can keep you from getting an idling citation or worse, a fine.  You can learn more about what areas restrict idling by visiting Engine Off North Texas.  To get more information about the Clean Fleet Policy visit the Clean Fleet website

Resources

Print Material

Presentations

Links

Driver Folder [pdf 14.7 MB] SMARTE Presentation [pdf 581 MB] NCTCOG SmartWay
Fleet Manager Folder [pdf 15.7 MB] Freight Efficiency Outreach [pdf 2.9 MB] EPA SmartWay 
Vendor Folder [pdf 21 MB]   Dallas Fort Worth Clean Cities
    Region Freight Advisory Committee
 

Staff Contact: Huong Duong, Jason Brown
Program Email: smarte@nctcog.org


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