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PROCUREMENT: WHAT VEHICLES WILL BE PROCURED? WHAT PURPOSE WILL THEY SERVE?
Does your agency anticipate awarding a contract(s) for new vehicles in 2022?
34%
Diesel buses
Hybrid buses
CNG buses
Hydrogen fuel cell buses
Battery electric buses
Streetcars
Locomotives
Commuter rail coaches
Light-rail vehicles
Paratransit vehicles
Non-revenue vehicles
10%
48%
3%
3%
Diesel buses
Hybrid buses
CNG buses
7%
*Percentage represents rounded value;
respondents could select more than one answer
Currently have them in
the existing fleet
What purpose
will the new
vehicles serve?
97.87%
Replace aging
vehicles
Has a plan to
integrate them
Exploring options
to integrate
No interest/No plans
25.53%
Add capacity to
existing route(s)
21.91%
Accommodate
new service
2.13%
Other
Price of the
vehicles
Hydrogen fuel cell buses
Battery electric buses
Streetcars
Locomotives
5%
17%
Commuter rail coaches
Light-rail vehicles
*Percentage represents rounded value;
respondents could select more than one answer
Hydrogen fuel cell buses
Battery electric buses
Streetcars
Locomotives
Paratransit vehicles
Non-revenue vehicles
Currently have them in
the existing fleet
Commuter rail coaches
Light-rail vehicles
12.77% 20-foot
70.21% 40-foot
0% Double-decker
11%
31.91% 35-foot
17.02% 60-foot
16%
17.02% Vans
34.04% Minibus
Paratransit vehicles
Non-revenue vehicles
Price associated with
supporting infrastructure
Technology needs to
develop further
following factors
contribute to
respondents
who selected
" no interest/
no plans " to
acquire zeroemission
buses?
54%
Price of the
vehicles
62%
It's not a good solution
for our current system
Which of the
Price associated with
supporting infrastructure
Technology needs to
develop further
Other
8%
State mandate
Muncipal mandate
Board mandate
Agency-driven
Price associated
with supporting
infrastructure
38%
initiative other than
Board mandate
Technology needs
to develop further
69%
It's not a good
solution for our
current system
8%
Other
Rider-driven request
Other
It's not a good solution
for our current system
22%
9%
Price of the
vehicles
Other
Price associated with
supporting infrastructure
Technology needs to
develop further
7%
It's not a good solution
for our current system
State mandate
Muncipal mandate
Board mandate
Agency-driven
1%
9%
7%
Other
initiative other than
Board mandate
Rider-driven request
Other
1%
State mandate
Muncipal mandate
Board mandate
Agency-driven
initiative other than
22%
7%
9%
7%
Board mandate
Total cost of
ownership
Previous experience
with vendor
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3.72
53%
Vendor reputation
Service support
7%
8%
8%
Has a plan to
integrate them
Exploring options
to integrate
Regarding low-emiss38%ion and zero-emission buses:
69%
No interest/No plans
Has a plan to
integrate them
Exploring options
to integrate
Price of the
vehicles
No interest/No plans
Currently have them in
the existing fleet
54%
11%
29% 62%
16% 38%
29%
3%
3%
7%
5%
11%
54%
*Percentage represents rounded value;
respondents could select more than one answer
17%
16%
62%
44%
53% of respondents report
their agency has a plan to transition
fully to a zero-emission fleet
Total value
69%
Total cost of
ownership
What is the main motivating factor for your agency's
integration of low-emission and/or zero-emission buses?
62%
53%
22%
38%
Previous experience
with vendor
54%
Federal grant availability was
the most answered " other " factor
influencing an agency to pursue
low-emission or zero-emission vehicles
Vendor reputation
Service support
Warranty
69%
Board mandate
53%
Price
Total cost of
ownership
Previous experience
with vendor
2.89
Vendor reputation
Service support
Warranty
Price
Total value
Total value 3.72
3.62
25% by 2030
33% by 2035
25% by 2040
17% Unsure of timeframe
Price
Respondents
operating in large
urban and rural
areas ranked total
value as the most
important factor
considered when
purchasing new
6.15
6.03
4.68
4.49
4.42
vehicles, followed
by price.
Respondents
operating in
medium and
6.1
6.0
4.68
small urban areas
ranked price closely
followed by total
value as the most
important factors
considered when
purchasing new
vehicles.
3.72
3.62
2.89
4.68
4.49
4.42
4.49
4.42
6
29%
52%
What size vehicle are you interested in procuring?
10%
Diesel buses
Hybrid buses
CNG buses
5%
17%
21%
21%
44%
10%
52%
3%
3%
7%
52% 62% of agency
48%
respondents plan
to award a new
44%
vehicle contract
in 2022
34%
21%
21%
9% of respondents operating in
small urban areas and 8% of rural
respondents anticipate procuring
hydrogen fuel cell vehicles in 2022
34%
45% of respondents operating
in small urban areas have plans
to award a contract for batteryelectric
vehicles in 2022
48%
21%
21%
72% of respondents operating in
large urban areas have plans to award
a contract for battery-electric buses in
2022; this is up from 57% in 2021
When evaluating
a proposal to
purchase new
vehicles, in
what order of
importance would
you place the
following factors
on the impact of
the final selection?
(higher score =
higher importance)
3.33
Board mandate
3.87
Warranty
4.19
Service support
4.23
Previous
experience with
vendor
4.43
Vendor reputation
4.65
Total cost of
ownership
5.59
Total value
5.71
Price
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of February_2022

Editor’s Notebook
People & Places
SkyTrain
Bolstering the Mobility Toolbox
2022 Mobility Outlook
Outfitting Networks with Improved Connectivity to Create a Better Rider Experience
Products
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February_2022 - 2022 Mobility Outlook
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February_2022 - Outfitting Networks with Improved Connectivity to Create a Better Rider Experience
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