Legislation that Affects School Buses
New York City
New York Administrative Code § 24-163.7: Use of Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel Fuel and Best Available Retrofit Technology in School Bus Transportation
New York Administrative Code § 24-163.9: Retrofitting of and Age Limitations on Diesel Fuel-Powered School Buses
City Council Introduction Number 455: Proposed Amendment to New York Administrative Code § 24-163.9 to require all school buses to be zero emission electric school buses by 2040. Legislation Breakdown Video
On December 17, 2018, the City Council’s Committee on Environmental Protection held a hearing on Intro Bill 455-2018. Below are links to the comments submitted at the hearing.
- Council Chairman Costa Constantinides Opening Statement.
Resolution 200, which is calling on the State Legislature to enact, and for the Governor to sign, legislation to establish an Electric School Bus Worker Cooperative program.
Resolution 201, which is calling upon the New York City Department of Education to create a pilot program for a worker and parent-controlled electric school bus company to provide services to New York City school children beginning in September 2018.