This report provides an overview of public and utility funding for three major categories of medium- and heavy duty EVs: transit buses, school buses, and trucks. It builds on recent reports covering the market in California and finds that the business case for investing in electric buses and trucks is improving and electric models already have lower lifetime costs than conventional models in some cases.
This report presents the results of a comprehensive study to compare the emission, cost, and economic and jobs impacts of alternative technologies for the MD and HD transportation sector. The analysis was conducted to better understand the type and pace of alternative vehicle technology and fuel implementation required for California to achieve its public health goals.
RTD pays nearly 60 percent more per mile to power its electric buses along Denver’s 16th Street Mall as it does its conventional diesel fleet. It’s a price disparity that could slow the transit agency’s embrace of zero-emission technology at a time when the state’s new Democratic governor is pushing to put more electric cars on the road and air quality and climate change have become ever larger topics of conversation in Colorado.
The purpose of this report is to present the results from Central Contra Costa Transit Authority (County Connection) deployment of four electric buses in Concord, California. In February 2017, the agency began operating a fleet of four electric buses in its service area.
This report suggests that executives of transit systems considering introduction of Battery Electric Buses (BEBs) into their fleets and agencies wanting to improve or expand their BEB fleets should collect all of the information necessary to make educated decisions. The report provides relevant information and considerations by reporting on the current state of the [...]