Meetings Regarding Zero Emission Buses

This page last reviewed January 10, 2014


ARB staff is currently reviewing the technology for ZBuses. The following information highlights the public workshops, meetings with the regulated community, and related materials. Non-confidential documents that the stakeholders submit will also be posted here.


Meeting Date

Details

December 3, 2013

The Air Resources Board is holding a workshop on December 3, 2013 at the Metropolitan Transportation Commission. The workshop will summarize the four panels (fuel cell electric bus, battery electric bus, ZBus infrastructure, and transit fleets operating ZBuses) from the first workshop on September 17, 2013, and the common themes expressed during the individual stakeholder meetings staff have been conducting. This work shop will focus on the potential regulatory concepts and options under consideration for ZBus deployment and will include a discussion of a planned broader look at the transit fleet rule that will occur in 2014.

September 17, 2013

The Air Resources Board held a workshop on September 17, 2013 at the South Coast Air Quality Management District. The workshop provided an update on ZBus technology, provided an opportunity to comment on suggested program changes that would enhance successful commercialization of ZBuses, and promoted reductions in smog and greenhouse gas emission from transit fleets.

July 23, 2009 The Air Resources Board held a public meeting on July 23, 2009 in San Diego, CA to discuss the status of the Zero Emission Bus regulation.  At the Board meeting, staff provided an update on ZBus technology, recommended a delay in the ZBus purchase requirement, and requested additional time to monitor and assess the 12 ZBus demonstration about to begin in the San Francisco Bay Area.  See Meeting Notice for more information.
May 20 and 21, 2009

The Air Resources Board held two public workshops. The first was on May 20, 2009 at the South Coast Air Quality Management District. The second was on May 21, 2009 in Sacramento at 13th and T street. These workshops provided an update on ZBus technology, provided an opportunity to comment on suggested program changes that would enhance successful commercialization of ZBus’, and promoted reductions in smog and greenhouse gas emission from transit fleets. For more information, see the Workshop Notice.

June 28, 2006

Hythane staff met with ARB staff to present their view on the ZBus progress.
Hythane Presentation (PDF 610K)

June 21, 2006

The Air Resources Board has revised the starting and ending times for the June 21, 2006, workshop to discuss the status of Zero Emission Bus technology and regulations. See revised workshop notice. 

June 21, 2006

Staff will hold a public workshop to discuss the status of the Zero Emission Bus technology and regulations on June 21, 2006, in Diamond Bar, California. For comments and Teleconference Information To see posted workshop notice
Staff Presentation (PDF 550K)
Workshop Sign-in Sheet (PDF 17K)

Industry Presentations
MES (PDF 1262K)
UTC (PDF 1262K)
MTC (PDF 641K)

June 21, 2006

MTC comments on the April 14, 2006, proposal (PDF 2131K)

April 19, 2006

UTC Staff met with ARB Staff to present their view on the ZBus progress.
UTC Presentation (PDF 1225K)

April 14, 2006

Staff held a public workshop to discuss the status of the Zero Emission Bus technology and regulations on April 14, 2006, in Sacramento, California. For comments and Teleconference Information (PDF - 5K). Webcast Information. To see posted workshop notice
Staff Presentation (PDF - 266K)
Draft Regulation (PDF - 265K)
Workshop Sign-in Sheet (PDF - 7K)

Industry Presentations
ISE ZEB Presentation (PDF - 688K)

January 27, 2006

Staff held a public workshop to discuss the status of the Zero Emission Bus technology and regulations on January 27, 2006, in El Monte, California. Call-in information. To see posted workshop notice
Workshop Sign-in Sheet (PDF - 21K)
Staff Presentation (PDF - 265K)

 

Industry Presentations
ISE ZEB Presentation (PDF - 684K)
PG&E ZEB Presentation (PDF - 1223K)
VTA SAMTRANS Demonstration Program (PDF - 2655K)

October 27, 2005

Staff held a public workshop to discuss proposed modifications to the Zero Emission Bus regulations has been scheduled for October 27, 2005, in Sacramento, California. See posted workshop notice
Staff Presentation (PDF - 244K)
Workshop Sign-in Sheet (PDF - 7K)
   

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