8.1.5 State and Municipal Clean Fleet Requirements

LPDD Recommendation: “State and local governments should use their procurement powers to mandate, promote, and reward investments in diesel-free or cleaner diesel engines.”

Massachusetts’ Proposed S. 2476 (2020)

Proposed legislation would compel 100% electric MBTA buses by 2030, impose zero emissions requirements for state vehicles by 2024, and mandates a study on electrification of all smaller government fleets.

NY Diesel Vehicle Procurement Rules

The New York Diesel Emissions Reduction Act requires all heavy-duty diesel vehicles owned by state agencies, authorities and contractors be retrofitted or replaced to decrease diesel emissions.