ZEV Related Policies
The Los Angeles City Council authorized an ordinance to establish a zero-emission commercial loading zone for the exclusive use of light-duty commercial delivery vehicles in 2021. The rule aims to reduce air pollution in high-demand areas. Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) launched an electric-car sharing program to offer affordable mobility options for disadvantaged communities. The BlueLA Phase II expansion project received $4.6 million from CARB to grow the fleet to 300 electric cars and 500 chargers by early 2024.
Charging Infrastructure Policies
LA’s Green New Deal targets installing 28,000 public chargers by 2028. The LADWP’s Charge Up L.A. rebate program provides up to $1,000 for purchasing and installing Level 2 chargers and $250 for a dedicated charging station meter. Those participating in targeted customer assistance programs may qualify for an additional $500.
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s (LADWP) Charging Ahead program provides rebates of up to $1,500 for qualifying used EVs. Applicants participating in targeted customer assistance programs may receive an additional $1,000 for a total rebate of up to $2,500.