4.2.9 Purchasing Electric Fleets

LPDD Recommendation: “Governmental and private entities should continue to use their purchasing power to increase demand for EVs.”

LPDD Model Law: Clean Fleet Legislation

Model legislation that can be enacted on the state or local level to establish a “Green Fleet Transition” program in the enacting jurisdiction.

Executive Order 14008

President Biden's Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad targets clean electricity, federal vehicle fleets, frontline communities, HFC emissions, and fossil fuel leases and subsidies.

Vermont’s HB 529 (2019)

Increased public transit funding, offered financial incentives for plug-in electric vehicles, and set a 2021 target to make 75% of purchased or leased vehicles for the State Vehicle Fleet fully electric or hybrid.

GoEVCity Policy Toolkit

A catalog of local policies, strategies, and programs designed to advance the transition to EVs in Colorado communities.

Alameda County Municipal Fleet Purchases

Alameda County led a collective purchase of 90 EVs for ten county and municipal public fleets. The aggregate procurement resulted in the purchase of 64 Ford Focus EV sedans at $31,361 per vehicle and 23 Nissan LEAF EV sedans for $33,947 per vehicle.

L.A. County 100% Electric Bus Fleet Goal

L.A. County Metro’s Council adopted a 2017 motion establishing a goal of a 100% electric transit bus fleet by 2030 and tasking the transportation department with developing a roadmap.