California Transit Association

Events

BEB Technology – a Four-Part Series

The California Transit Association and CALSTART co-hosted a four-part webinar series addressing the potential of battery electric electric bus (BEB) technology to meet the requirements of the Air Resources Board's Innovative Clean Transit regulation. Review materials from each webinar in the series below.

Zoom to Zero: Fundamentals of Battery Electric Buses

Held September 12, the first webinar in the series provided a baseline understanding of battery electric bus technology, and presented terminology and considerations you need to know to launch a successful project. The program was moderated by California Transit Association Legislative & Regulatory Advocate Michael Pimentel, and featured Yachun Chow, Manager, Zero Emission Truck and Bus Section, Mobile Source Control Division with the California Air Resources Board; and Fred Silver, Vice President and Bus Team Leader for CALSTART.

Watch the entire program, or download a PDF version of the presentation file from the program via the link below.

•  Presentation file in PDF format

 

Battery Electric Buses on the Road

Held September 19, the second webinar in the series featured a discussion of BEB technology available today, and presentations from early adopters of the technology, describing successes, challenges and key learnings. The program was moderated by California Transit Association Communications Director Jeff Wagner. Featured presenters included Jared Schnader, National Program Manager of Small, Urban and Rural Transit Agencies for CALSTART; Donna DeMartino, CEO of the San Joaquin Regional Transit District; and Doran Barnes, CEO at Foothill Transit and Chair of the Association's Zero Emission Bus Task Force.

Watch the entire program, or download a PDF version of the presentation file from the program via the link below.

•  Presentation file in PDF format

 

Best Practices for EV Infrastructure

Held September 25, the third webinar in the series featured a discussion of electric infrastructure hurdles and successes. The program was moderated by California Transit Association Legislative and Regulatory Advocate Michael Pimentel. Featured presenters included Alycia Glide, Director of Fuels and Infrastructure for CALSTART; Andrew Papson, Advisor on eMobility for Southern California Edison; and Dean Siegrist, Associate Vice President for Transformative Technologies with Black & Veatch.

Watch the entire program, or download a PDF version of the presentation file from the program or the Transit Fleet Infrastructure Planning Tool referenced during the program.

•  Presentation file in PDF format

•  Transit Fleet Infrastructure Planning Tool

 

Zoom to Zero: Fund the Fleet

Held October 3, the final webinar in the series presents an overview of funding sources in California to help establish a BEB fleet and the necessary infrastructure. The program was moderated by California Transit Association Legislative and Regulatory Advocate Michael Pimentel. Featured presenters included Tarah Campi, Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP) Program Manager with CALSTART, Colette Kincaid, Senior Air Quality Specialist with the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District; Jordan Ramalingam from the Industrial Strategies Division of the California Air Resources Board (CARB), and Nancy Noble from CARB's Mobile Source Control Division.

Watch the entire program, or download a PDF version of the presentation file from the program via the link below.

•  Presentation file in PDF format