Truck Replacement Program

The truck replacement program was open to new applications from 2010 to 2013. As a result of this program, the Port Authority succeeded in disbursing all of the federal grant money to replace a total of 429 old, dirty trucks, which were scrapped and replaced with newer, cleaner, more fuel-efficient trucks.

  • About the 2015 Regional TRP
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About the Truck Replacement Program

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This agency is committed to protecting the environment as it operates some of the region's most vital transportation infrastructure. Recently approved by the agency’s Board of Commissioners, the 2015 Regional Truck Replacement Program (2015 Regional TRP) is funded by a $2 million federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) Program grant. It will cover up to 50 percent of the cost of a replacement truck – up to a maximum of $25,000 per truck. To be eligible for the 2015 Regional TRP, trucker owners must regularly call on Port Authority of New York and New Jersey marine terminals and commit to serving the port for at least five years. The 2015 Regional TRP is expected to launch in Spring 2015. The 2015 Regional TRP is an important component of the Clean Air Strategy for the Port of New York and New Jersey. Check back at this site for 2015 Regional TRP specifics toward the end of March 2015.

Who Is Eligible

Independent owner operators or licensed motor carriers that own port drayage trucks with engine Model Years 1994-2006 that frequently serve the port, which is defined as at least 150 times in the last 12 months, and who agree to continue to service the port frequently with the replacement truck for five years. Replacement trucks must have engines that meet or exceed 2007 federal emission standards. The old truck must be scrapped.


Qualified applicants receive multiple benefits by participating in the 2015 Regional TRP. These benefits include:

  • Newer Cleaner Vehicle
    • Newer trucks are often equipped with cleaner, lower emitting, more fuel-efficient engines.
  • Continued Drayage Service at the Port
    • To reduce diesel truck emissions as well as improve health and safety, the Port Authority implemented a plan to phase out older trucks serving its marine terminals.
    • Starting January 1, 2017, only drayage trucks equipped with engines that meet or exceed 2007 federal emission standards will be allowed access to the Port Authority’s marine terminals.
    • The 2015 Regional TRP provides a mechanism for eligible participants to scrap and replace their trucks equipped with engine Model Years 1994-2006 with newer, cleaner models and continue drayage operations at the Port Authority’s marine terminals.

Scrap yards approved as Port Authority vendors as of December 29, 2011

Scrap Yard Contact Name Phone Numbers Address
A&A Truck Parts Inc. Thom Kirwan (732) 620-5195 80 Hendrickson Rd.
Freehold, NJ 07728
Bernie Enterprises Ed George
Bob Metzger
Jeff Saul
(610) 282-5101
(610) 282-5175
(856) 803-1714
1930 Rt. 309
Coopersburg, PA 18036
Brookfield Resource Management Tim Malone
Ed Malone
(914) 592-5250 100 Lamont Street,
Elmsford, NY 10523
Camp Auto & Truck Parts, Inc. Don Campanello Jr. (973) 694-6698 9 Whitmore Ave
Wayne, NJ 07470
Cinelli Iron & Metal Michael A. Valenti (201) 348-8680
(201) 376 5143
310 Secaucus Rd.
Secaucus, NJ 07094
King Parts Auto Wreckers David W. Beier (732) 329-2639 205 Culver Road
Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852
SIMS Metal Management Drew Nichols (973) 344-4570 1 Linden Street
Jersey City, NJ 07305
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As of January 1, 2011, all Class 8 Drayage Trucks seeking entry onto any Port Authority Terminal must be registered in the Port Truck Pass registry.

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