The agency has further strengthened electrification targets and provided additional details on compliance options for Transportation Network Companies.

By Joshua T. Bledsoe, Charles C. Read, and Jen Garlock

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) is developing the Clean Miles Standard and Incentive Program (Clean Miles Standard), a first-of-its kind regulation designed to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from ride-sharing vehicles and increase the use of zero-emission vehicles.

CARB staff presented updates to the regulation at a November 2020 workshop and stated that in revising the % eVMT Target and the GHG Emission Target they considered three factors: (1) Governor Newsom’s Executive Order calling for 100% of in-state sales of new passenger cars and trucks to be zero-emission by 2035; (2) Uber’s and Lyft’s recent commitments to 100% EV vehicles on their platforms; and (3) equity considerations.

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