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File #: 2020-0359    Version: 1
Type: Motion Status: Lapsed
File created: 10/27/2020 In control: Mobility and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 2/1/2021
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: A MOTION relating to public transportation; acknowledging receipt of the zero emission battery bus preliminary implementation plan report submitted in response to the 2019-2020 Biennial Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 18835, Section 109, as amended by Ordinance 19021, Section 64, Proviso P9.
Sponsors: Rod Dembowski, Jeanne Kohl-Welles
Indexes: Metro, Transportation
Attachments: 1. A. Zero-Emission Battery Bus Preliminary Implementation Plan, 2. 2020-0359 Signed TransmittalLetter-BEB-Implementation-Plan-Ord19021, 3. 2020-0359 TransmittalLetter-BEB-Implementation-Plan-Ord19021, 4. 2020-0359 LegislativeReviewForm-BEB-Implementation-Plan-Ord19021
Related files: 2020-RPT0142
Title
A MOTION relating to public transportation; acknowledging receipt of the zero emission battery bus preliminary implementation plan report submitted in response to the 2019-2020 Biennial Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 18835, Section 109, as amended by Ordinance 19021, Section 64, Proviso P9.
Body
WHEREAS, the 2019-2020 Biennial Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 18835, Section 109, as amended by Ordinance 19021, Section 64, Proviso P9, states that $250,000 of the transit appropriation shall not be expended or encumbered until the executive transmits a zero emission battery bus preliminary implementation plan, and
WHEREAS, Ordinance 19021, Section 64, Proviso P9, directs that the zero emission battery bus preliminary implementation plan motion required by the proviso is to reference the subject matter and the proviso's ordinance, ordinance section and proviso number in both the title and body of the motion, and
WHEREAS, in recognition of the importance of the battery-electric bus program to the county's environmental and equity goals and to reflect the council's commitment to these goals the zero emission battery bus preliminary implementation plan should include, but not be limited to:
A. Identification of major milestones through the 2021-2022 biennium related to planning, testing, procurement and deployment of battery buses and the installation of charging infrastructure;
B. A preliminary fleet procurement plan by type of bus through 2040;
C. A high-level schedule through 2040 of charging infrastructure at new, existing and interim bases as well as in-route charging;
D. A summary of the results of any studies or evaluations related to zero emission battery bus implementation completed by December 1, 2019, and a summary of the scope and any ongoing studies or evaluations;
E. Updated cost projections comparing the cost of a zero emission fleet and continuing the Metro transit department's current fleet practice; and
F. A preliminary high-level financin...

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