Meetings & Events Archive for

Fleet Rule for Transit Agencies

This page last reviewed on May 31, 2017


2013

December 3, 2013
  • The Air Resources Board held a workshop on December 3, 2013 at the Metropolitan Transportation Commission. The workshop summarized the four panels (fuel cell electric bus, battery electric bus, ZBus infrastructure, and transit fleets operating ZBuses) from the first workshop on September 17, 2013, and the common themes expressed during the individual stakeholder meetings staff have been conducting. This workshop focused on the potential regulatory concepts and options under consideration for ZBus deployment and included a discussion of a planned broader look at the transit fleet rule that will occur in 2014.

September 17, 2013
  • The Air Resources Board held a workshop on September 17, 2013 at the South Coast Air Quality Management District. The workshop provided an update on ZBus technology, provided an opportunity to comment on suggested program changes that would enhance successful commercialization of ZBuses, and promoted reductions in smog and greenhouse gas emission from transit fleets.
2009
July 23, 2009
The Air Resources Board held a public meeting on July 23, 2009 in San Diego, CA to discuss the status of the Zero Emission Bus regulation.  At the Board meeting, staff provided an update on ZBus technology, recommended a delay in the ZBus purchase requirement, and requested additional time to monitor and assess the 12 ZBus demonstration about to begin in the San Francisco Bay Area.  See Meeting Notice for more information.
May 20 and 21, 2009
The Air Resources Board held two public workshops. The first was on May 20, 2009 at the South Coast Air Quality Management District. The second was on May 21, 2009 in Sacramento at 13th and T street. These workshops provided an update on ZBus technology, provided an opportunity to comment on suggested program changes that would enhance successful commercialization of ZBus, and promoted reductions in smog and greenhouse gas emission from transit fleets. For more information, see the Workshop Notice.
O All presentations prior to May 2008 can be found here. All workshop notices prior to June 2006 can be found here.

2006
June 21, 2006
The Air Resources Board has revised the starting and ending times for the June 21, 2006, workshop to discuss the status of Zero Emission Bus technology and regulations. See revised workshop notice. 
Staff Presentation (PDF 550K)
Workshop Sign-in Sheet (PDF 17K)

Industry Presentations
MES (PDF 1262K)
UTC (PDF 1262K)
MTC (PDF 641K)
June 21, 2006
MTC comments on the April 14, 2006, proposal (PDF 2131K)
April 19, 2006
UTC Staff met with ARB Staff to present their view on the ZBus progress.
UTC Presentation (PDF 1225K) 
April 14, 2006
Staff held a public workshop to discuss the status of the Zero Emission Bus technology and regulations on April 14, 2006, in Sacramento, California. For comments and Teleconference Information (PDF - 5K). Webcast Information. To see posted workshop notice
Staff Presentation (PDF - 266K)
Draft Regulation (PDF - 265K)
Workshop Sign-in Sheet (PDF - 7K)

Industry Presentations
ISE ZEB Presentation (PDF - 688K)
January 27, 2006
Staff held a public workshop to discuss the status of the Zero Emission Bus technology and regulations on January 27, 2006, in El Monte, California. Call-in information. To see posted workshop notice
Workshop Sign-in Sheet (PDF - 21K)
Staff Presentation (PDF - 265K)

Industry Presentations
ISE ZEB Presentation (PDF - 684K)
PG&E ZEB Presentation (PDF - 1223K)
VTA SAMTRANS Demonstration Program (PDF - 2655K)
2005
October 27, 2005
Staff held a public workshop to discuss proposed modifications to the Zero Emission Bus regulations has been scheduled for October 27, 2005, in Sacramento, California. See posted workshop notice
Staff Presentation (PDF - 244K)
Workshop Sign-in Sheet (PDF - 7K) 
2004
October 8, 2004
The October 7-8, 2004, workshop presentation is now available. (PDF - 734K)
September 24, 2004
Draft proposed regulations for the October 2004 workshops are now available. (PDF - 118K)
May 14, 2004
For the May 17 and 18 Workshops: The draft regulation (PDF - 124K) and presentation for the proposed modifications to the fleet rule for transit agencies to add requirements for non-urban is now available.
2003
December 2, 2003
The workshop presentation on the Proposed Modifications to the Exhaust Emission Standards for Heavy Duty Urban Bus Engines and the Fleet Rule for Transit Agencies for December 2 and 3, 2003 is available. Go There.
December 2, 2003
Cal Transit Fall Conference:
The ARB presentation given by Dr. Nancy Steele and Kathleen Mead on November 12, 2003, at the California Transit Association Fall Conference is available. Go There.
March 3, 2003
We are conducting a survey to gather information pertaining to your non-urban buses in your fleets. Please see link attached to retrieve the Fleet Information Survey Form. Go There.
2002
November 1, 2002
View the Transit Bus Fleet Rule Board Hearing Presentation.
June 26, 2002
View the Presentation on the Transit Bus Fleet Rule discussed at the June 25, 2002 Workshop in El Monte. 
May 15, 2002
Presentations for the Transit Bus Rule and the Hybrid Electric Bus pertaining to the May 3 and 9, 2002, Workshops are available.

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