Laketran Electric Bus

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Sponsor: Laketran

Estimated Total Cost: $783,500

Proposed Source of Federal Funds: Federal Transit Administration (FTA)

History/Background: Laketran’s fiscal year (FY) 2019 program is listed in the NOACA SFY 2018 – 2021 Transportation Improvement Program.  Laketran is adding the following project to FY 2020 of its program, utilizing funding obtained through the Diesel Emission Reduction Grant (DERG) Program.

The DERG Program is administered through the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) in partnership with the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT). The program is offered  to public agency owned diesel engine fleets and privately owned diesel engine fleets with a public sponsor (Public-Private Partnerships) that will undertake vehicle/equipment replacement, repower, retrofit, or installation of anti-idle equipment for the purpose of emissions reduction in eligible Ohio counties.

Proposed Project: - Laketran will replace one model year 2009 diesel-powered transit bus with one new electric powered transit bus. The estimated cost of the electric bus is $783,500. The project will be funded with $626,800 in State administered Congestion Mitigation Air Quality (S/CMAQ) funds, administered through the DERG program and $156,700 local funds.

Staff Comment (Summary):

Committee Review:

Transportation Subcommittee:

                •  No comments; recommended for Planning and Programming Committee review

Planning and Programming Committee:

                •  No comments; recommended for Executive Committee review

Executive Committee:

                •  No comments; recommended for Board of Directors review

Intergovernmental Review and Consultation (IGRC):

Public Involvement: