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File #: 22-236    Version: 1 Name: Transportation Fleet Electrification Master Plan
Type: Presentation Status: Informational Item
File created: 8/18/2021 In control: MOBILITY, TRAFFIC, AND PARKING SUBCOMMITTEE
On agenda: 8/24/2021 Final action:
Title: (1) Presentation of Transportation Fleet Electrification Master Plan Update; and (2) Provide Direction to Staff.
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(1) Presentation of Transportation Fleet Electrification Master Plan Update; and (2) Provide Direction to Staff.

Meeting Date: August 24, 2021

Contact: Mike Tobin, Deputy Transportation Officer /Transportation
Phone Number: (310) 253-6593

Fiscal Impact: Yes [ ] No [X] General Fund: Yes [ ] No [X]

Action Item: Yes [ ] No [X] Attachments: Yes [ ] No [X]

Public Notification: (E-Mail) GovDelivery: Meetings and Agendas - Mobility, Traffic & Parking Subcommittee; Notify Me - Construction, Street Maintenance and Closures; Stay Informed - Bicycle & Pedestrian / Culver CityBus / Construction, Street Maintenance and Closures (08/21/2021)

Department Approval: Michael Tobin, Deputy Transportation Officer (08/18/2021)


With guidance and direction from the City Council, the Culver City Transportation Department will transition Culver City's entire bus fleet to a 100% zero emission fleet by 2028, well in advance of California Air Resources Board's (CARB's) Innovative Clean Transit (ICT) 2040 goal and zero emission bus (ZEB) purchasing mandates. To meet this goal, Culver City has established a multi-phased project to develop a ZEB transition plan, design and build charging infrastructure, and replace their current CNG fleet with battery electric buses (BEB) starting in 2021 and achieving a 100% zero emission fleet by 2028.

Moving forward, the City will replace its fleet of transit buses with zero emission vehicles on a one-for-one basis as they reach the end of their useful life. Culver City has moved forward in leveraging California's statewide DGS contract and executed a purchase order with New Flyer of America for the purchase of ten (10) battery electric buses and associated charging infrastructure.

The first four buses are scheduled to be delivered in August / September 2021, with an in-service target date within 30 days. A temporary ABB p...

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