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PROCUREMENT: WHAT VEHICLES WILL BE PROCURED? WHAT PURPOSE WILL THEY SERVE?
Commuter rail coaches

6.92%

Light-rail vehicles 6.92%
Streetcars 0.77% Commuter rail coaches 6.92%
Light-rail vehicles 6.92%
3.08%
Locomotives
60% of respondents
Commuter rail coaches 6.92%
Streetcars
0.77%
Diesel buses
31.54%
operating in large urban
Light-rail vehicles 6.92%
3.08%
Locomotives
Hybrid buses
9.23%
Commuter
rail coaches
areas have plans to award a
Streetcars
0.77% 6.92%
31.54%
14.62% Diesel buses
CNG buses
6.92%
Light-rail
vehicles3.08%
contract for battery-electric
Locomotives
Hybrid buses
9.23%
Hydrogen fuel cell buses
5.38%
Streetcars 0.77%
buses in 2020.
Diesel buses
31.54%
CNG buses
Battery electric buses
37.69% 14.62%
3.08%
Locomotives
Hybrid buses
9.23%
Hydrogen fuel cell buses
5.38%
Paratransit vehicles
Diesel
buses
31.54% 43.08%
43% of respondents
14.62%
CNG
buses
Battery20.77%
electric buses
Non-revenue vehicles
37.69%
Hybrid
buses 5.38%
9.23%
operating in rural
cell
buses
No Hydrogen
vehicles arefuel
anticipated
to
43.08%
10.77% Paratransit vehicles
14.62%
buses
be procured
inCNG
2020
areas have plans to
Battery
electric
buses
37.69%
Non-revenue vehicles
20.77%
Hydrogen
fuel
cell busesNo vehicles
5.38%
award a contract for
Paratransit
vehicles
are anticipated to
10.77%43.08%
Battery
electric
buses
be procured
37.69%
Non-revenue vehicles
paratransit vehicles
20.77% in 2020
No vehicles are
anticipated
to
Paratransit
vehicles
43.08%
10.77%
in 2020.
be procured in 2020
Non-revenue vehicles
20.77%
No vehicles are anticipated to
10.77%

Does your agency anticipate awarding a contract(s) for new vehicles in 2020?

be procured in 2020

What size vehicle are you interested in procuring?
17.53% 20-foot
27.84% 35-foot
61.86% 40-foot
15.46% 60-foot
1.03% Double-decker
31.96% Vans
29.90% Minibus

Regarding low-emission and
15.52%
zero-emission
buses:
Exploring options
to integrate

12.07%
No interest/
no plans

84% of all respondents
anticipate the buses
they procure in 2020
will be low floor.

12.07%
No interest/
no plans

12.07%
No interest/
no plans
12.07% 15.52%48.28%
No interest/
Exploring
optionsCurrently have
notoplans
integratethem in the
existing fleet

What purpose will the
new vehicles serve?

90.35%
Replace aging
vehicles

28.07%
Add capacity to
existing route(s)

28.95%
Accommodate
new service

1.75%
Other

Which of the following
factors contribute
to respondents who
selected "no interest/
no plans" to acquire
zero-emission buses?

14.29%
Price of the
vehicles

14.29%

48.28%
15.52%
Exploring 6.03%
options
Currently have
Has to
a plan
to
integrate
them in the
Price associated
48.28%
integrate them 15.52%
existing fleet
with supporting
6.03% Currently have
Exploring
within the next
5 yearsoptions
in the
to6.03%
integrate
Has a plan to them48.28%
infrastructure
integrate them existing fleet
Has a6.03%
plan
Currently
have
within the next 5 years
Has
a plan to
to integrate
them in the
12.07%
6.03%
integrate
them
them
within
the
existing fleet
6.03%
Has
a
plan
to
Has
a
plan
within the next
next 35 years
years
Technology needs
Has a plan to
integrate
them
to
integrate
6.03%
integrate
them
to develop further
12.07%
within
thewithin
next year
them
the
Has
a plan
within the
next
5 years
Has a plan to
next 3 years
to integrate
integrate them
12.07%
them within the6.03%
within the next year
a plan
Has a plan to
State
mandate
next
3Has
years
to integrate
integrate them
It's not a good
Municipal
mandate
12.07%
them
within the
within
the next year
solution for our
Has
a
plan
to
next
3
years
State mandate
Board mandate
integrate them
current system
Agency-driven initiative other
Municipal
within mandate
the next year
than Bodard
mandate
State mandate
Board mandate
Rider-driven request
Municipal mandate
Agency-driven initiative other
mandate
Other
than Bodard mandate
Other factors driving zero-emission integration:
BoardState
mandate
Rider-driven request
* Overall concern with sustainability
Municipal
mandate
Agency-driven
initiative other
than Bodard
mandate
* Community driven/Community requested
Board
mandate
Other
Rider-driven request
* Grant money specifically awarded for
Agency-driven initiative other
than Bodard
mandate
zero-emission vehicles
Other
Rider-driven request

14.29%
57.14%

What is the main motivating factor for your agency's
integration of low-emission and/or zero-emission buses?

Other
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