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Reduce emissions from the DOT vehicle fleet

As part of its NYC Clean Fleet initiative, the City is creating the largest municipal electrical vehicle fleet in the United States. DOT current operates 639 sedans, of which 53 are plug-in hybrids or fully electric vehicles. The agency plans to replace 50 percent of the sedans retired each year with plug-in hybrids or fully electric vehicles. The City is also exploring strategies to green the agency’s light and heavy-duty truck fleets.   

Strategic Plan 2016 Initiative

7.2.4

Related OneNYC Initiative

3.1.2, 3.3.4

Short-Term Milestones (by end of 2017)

Status

Update Description

50 percent of  DOT's replacement sedans purchased in 2017 will be plug-in hybrids or fully electric vehicles.

Completed

DOT purchased 41 fully electric vehicles in 2017, or 100 percent of DOT's replacement sedans. 

Medium-Term Milestones (by end of 2021)

Status

Update Description

50 percent of  DOT's replacement sedans purchased each year will be plug-in hybrids or fully electric vehicles.

DOT will implement strategies to green the agency’s light and heavy duty truck fleets as those are identified by DCAS and DOT.