The STRIDE Collaborative is a public-private partnership dedicated to reducing diesel emissions and improving public health in the eight southeastern states.
DERA RFP is now open in North Carolina!
Funding opportunities are currently available for reducing the emissions from diesel engines operating in North Carolina. For more information, please click on the link below:
DERA School Bus Rebate Program is Now Open!
School buses travel over four billion miles each year, providing the safest transportation to and from school for more than 25 million American children every day. However, diesel exhaust from these buses has a negative impact on human health, especially for children, who have a faster breathing rate than adults and whose lungs are not yet fully developed.

The 2020 DERA School Bus Rebates will offer over $10 million to public and private fleet owners for the replacement of old diesel school buses with new buses certified to EPA’s cleanest emission standards. Selected applicants that scrap and replace their old diesel buses will receive a rebate of $20,000-$65,000 per bus depending on the fuel type of the replacement bus.
STRIDE Collaborative Virtual Conference
Thank You For Attending!
Keep an eye out for an e-mail with info on recordings and slides.
Share Your Success Stories
Got a success story, event, or webinar that you would like to share with the collaborative? Send an e-mail with the details to success@stridecollaborative.org and it may be featured on our website.
STRIDE Collaborative
The STRIDE Collaborative (formerly the SEDC) is part of EPA’s National Clean Diesel Campaign, a program combining regulatory measures with voluntary initiatives to reduce the pollution emitted from diesel engines across the country.
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