B.C. Air Quality

B.C. Government Vehicle-Emissions Programs

The following is a list of vehicle emissions-reduction programs:

B.C. Air Action Plan
The B.C. Government's B.C. Air Action Plan announced in June 2008 includes a large number of initiatives to reduce transportation emissions. Download the full Air Action Plan (PDF: 28 pages/1080 KB) to learn more.
Aircare is a mandatory vehicle emissions testing program for Vancouver and the Fraser Valley.
Diesel School Bus Retrofit Program
Under the Diesel School Bus Retrofit Program, emission-reduction devices will be applied to all eligible school-district-owned school buses, where appropriate.
Scrap-It is an incentive program designed to get older, higher polluting vehicles off the roads.
Idle Free BC
Idle Free BC is a program to reduce idling through public education and identification of idle reduction strategies for municipalities.
Provincial sales tax (PST) exemptions and reductions for clean transportation options
No PST on clean transportation options such as: Reduced PST for:

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