Investing in cleaner transportation

As the lead agency designated by Gov. Jay Inslee, we are investing $141 million from the Volkswagen federal settlement and state penalty in projects that reduce greenhouse gases and toxic diesel pollution. These projects will help Washington accelerate its transition to a zero-emission transportation system.

VW grants

We manage Volkswagen settlement grants to reduce air pollution from vehicles, vessels, and equipment in Washington.

Washington's investment plan

We are distributing $141 million from the VW settlements to reduce air pollution and support zero-emission transportation. 

Learn more about the projects

To date, we have committed $91 million statewide to support projects that reduce toxic diesel and greenhouse gas emissions. 

Improving air quality & health

We are investing funds in transportation projects to protect public health and air quality from harmful pollutants.