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About the Joint Office

Joint Office of Energy and Transportation

The Joint Office of Energy and Transportation (Joint Office) supports the deployment of zero-emission, convenient, accessible, and equitable transportation infrastructure. The Joint Office was created through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and facilitates collaboration between the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).

The Joint Office provides support and expertise to a multitude of stakeholders and programs that seek to deploy a network of:

  • Electric vehicle (EV) chargers
  • Zero-emission fueling infrastructure
  • Zero-emission transit and school buses.

The Joint Office will support the buildout of a nationwide network of electric vehicle chargers, zero-emission fueling infrastructure, and zero-emission transit and school buses by aligning resources and expertise to achieve this strategic goal through unifying guidance, technical assistance, and analysis for the following programs:

  • National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Formula Program: This DOT program provides $5 billion for states to build a national EV charging network with stations spaced no more than 50 miles apart and within one mile of the interstate exit or highway.
  • Charging and Fueling Infrastructure Discretionary Grant Program: This program provides $2.5 billion in grant funds to strategically deploy publicly accessible EV charging and alternative fueling infrastructure in communities where people live and work.
  • Low or No Emission Vehicle Program for Transit: This DOT program provides $5.6 billion in support of low- and no-emission transit bus deployments.
  • Clean School Bus Program: Through this program, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is providing $5 billion in support of electric school bus deployments.

Funding Opportunities

Project funding may be available from DOE, DOT, and other government sources. To view open opportunities, explore the funding opportunities page.

Learn more about the Joint Office team, the Joint Office United Support for Transportation Lab Consortium, the EV Working Group, news and events, and careers.

To request technical assistance or ask a general question, contact us.