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Lower-Emission School Bus Historical Board Letters and Data

In May 2001, South Coast AQMD launched the Lower Emission School Bus Program. Issuing its first applications for public school districts and private public transportation providers for funding to replace older diesel buses with clean buses and to retrofit newer diesel buses with PM retrofit traps, using state, federal and its own matching funds. The Lower Emission School Bus Program is still going strong nearly 20 years after its launch and now includes funding for alternative fuel buses ranging from natural gas to electric.

Board-Approved School Bus Program Projects

Date

Agenda

September 7, 2018 - Item 3 (pdf, 53KB)

           

Recognize Funds, Execute and Amend Agreements for Installation and Maintenance of Air Filtration Systems, Reimburse General Fund for Administrative Costs, and Purchase Electric School Buses

May 4, 2018 - Item 5 (pdf, 109KB) 

Approve Awards for Alternative Fuel School Bus Replacement Program

April 6, 2018 - Item 4 (pdf, 32KB)

Recognize Revenue to Replace School and Shuttle Buses and Execute Contract for Battery Electric Shuttle Bus Replacement Project and Reimburse General Fund for Administrative Costs

November 3, 2017 - Item 6 (pdf, 45KB)

Amend Contract for Replacement of Diesel School Buses with Electric Buses

October 6, 2017 - Item 7 (pdf, 27KB)

Amend Award to Develop and Demonstrate Electric School Buses with Vehicle-to-Grid Capability

October 6, 2017 - Item 11 (pdf, 1MB)

Issue Program Announcement for School Bus Replacements

September 1, 2017 - Item 5 (pdf, 28KB)

Approve Additional Funds for Replacement of Onboard CNG Fuel Tanks on School Buses and Authorize Execution of Grant Agreements

July 7, 2017 - Item 8 (pdf, 33KB)

Recognize Revenue, Approve Awards for School Bus Replacements and Reimburse General Fund for Administrative Costs

June 2, 2017 - Item 5 (pdf, 36KB)

Approve Awards for Electric School Buses

May 5, 2017 - Item 6 (pdf, 36KB)

Approve Awards for Electric School Buses

March 3, 2017 - Item 4 (pdf, 58KB)

Execute Contract to Develop and Demonstrate Electric School Buses with Vehicle-to-Grid Capability

December 2, 2016 - Item 7 (pdf, 1MB)

Issue Program Announcement for Purchase of Electric School Buses

November 4, 2016 - Item 5 (pdf, 27KB)

Approve Additional Funds for Replacement of Onboard CNG Fuel Tanks on School Buses and Transfer Funds

July 8, 2016 - Item 6 (pdf, 33KB)

Execute Contract to Develop and Demonstrate Zero Emission Fuel Cell Electric Transit Buses

December 4, 2015 - Item 3 (pdf, 155KB)

Recognize and Substitute Source of Funds for School Bus Replacements

October 2, 2015 - Item 9 (pdf, 91KB)

Approve Awards for School Bus Replacements and Retrofits

March 6, 2015 - Item 5 (pdf, 2MB)

Issue Program Announcement for School Bus Replacements and Retrofits

April 4, 2014 - Item 5 (pdf, 26KB)

Execute Contract for School Bus PM Control Retrofit

February 7, 2014 - Item 6 (pdf, 99KB)

Execute Contract to Develop and Test Retrofit All-Electric Transit Bus

June 7, 2013 - Item 9 (pdf, 41KB)

Approve Award for School Bus Replacements

March 1, 2013 - Item 6 (pdf, 26KB)

Execute Contract for School Bus Retrofit Project

January 4, 2013 - Item 20 (pdf, 1MB)

Execute Contracts for School Bus Replacements and Retrofits in Coachella Valley

November 2, 2012 - Item 7 (pdf, 87KB)

Approve Awards for School Bus Replacements and Retrofits

April 6, 2012 - Item 10 (pdf, 2MB)

Issue Program Announcements for School Bus Replacements and Retrofits, and Replacement of CNG Onboard Fuel Tanks

January 6, 2012 - Item 4 (pdf, 448 KB)

Allocate Funds and Issue Program Announcement for Replacement of CNG School Bus Tanks, and Award Funds to Replace Fuel Tanks on School Buses

July 8, 2011 - Item 5 (pdf, 569KB)

Approve School Bus Retrofit Awards, Amend Contracts and Issue Program Announcement for School Bus Replacements


                                           
                                              Lower-Emission School Bus Awards
 

Fiscal Year(s)

New CNG/Propane Buses

Propane Buses

New Electric Buses

New Diesel Buses

Level 3 PM Traps

Total Award

(MM$)

17 - 18

115

91

 

 

 

34

16 -17

 

 

29

 

Discontinued

7.1

15 - 16

130

14

 

 

6

23.5

14 - 15

 

 

 

 

-

13 – 14

 

 

 

 

 

-

12 - 13

172

21

New

 

66

31.7

11 - 12

37

19

 

 

 

8.1

10 - 11

 

New

 

 

 

-

09 - 10

 

 

 

 

44

704,000

08 - 09

304

                     

 

 

214

46.7

07 - 08

108

 

 

 

375

19.7

06 - 07

141

                     

 

 

228

26.3

05 - 06

15

 

 

 

 

2.9

04 - 05

70

 

 

 

829

14.3

03 - 04

22

 

 

 

 

2.9

02 - 03

38

 

 

 

237

6.6

00 - 02

 

 

 

Discontinued

1,035

7.4

01 - 02

39

 

 

20

 

6.8

00 - 01

102

 

 

66

 

17.9


For more information, contact:  
Vasken Yardemian, Program Supervisor
Technology Advancement Office
vyardemian@aqmd.gov
(909) 396-3296

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