Thursday, November 19, 2020 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST
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Daphne Dixon 
Live Green Connecticut 

Municipal EV Readiness Program Module 10: Transit Buses 

The Municipal EV Readiness Toolkit 12-Week Program Module 10: Transit Buses will help transit districts, Energy Task Force Members, sustainability departments, and ECD Commission members learn how to electrify their fleets and develop town-wide, comprehensive electrification plans to reach 30% electric by 2030.

We encourage all course participants to join us for Module 10 and learn how thow the modules will work together to support and develop an individualized, town-wide, transportation electrification plan.

Your leadership is essential to this process. We apprecaite you taking time out of your day to participate and join the 2020 Municpal EV Readiness Toolkit Cohort.

About the Program:

This introductory program is designed for municipal decision makers, throughout various departments, and provides a framework, resources, guidance, subject matter experts, and tools to help municipalities throughout the state create the first phase of a comprehensive electric vehicle transition plan. The program aims to be effecient and effective, where participants can register for modules relevant to their departments. Modules meet on Thursdays from 1pm- 2pm. 


Promise of the Program:

  • Action plan for each module
  • Introductions to subject matter experts
  • Course readings and background information
  • Action-oriented and interactive modules
  • Tools and resources
  • Weekly coaching calls
  • How to implement the Connecticut EV Roadmap into a plan of action
  • Certificate of Completion


Module 10: Transit Buses


  • Economic & Community Development
  • Transit districts
  • Energy Task Force members
  • Sustainability departments


Subject Matter Experts:

  • Greater Bridgeport Transit
  • CT DOT



  • Heavy-Duty Vehicle Emissions Calculator
  • AFLEET Tool



  • Financial Analysis of Battery Electric Transit Buses
  • First full-sized automated bus to operate in Connecticut in a U.S. first



  • Identify municipal departments and local organizations to support the transition to electric transit buses
  • Work with local transit authorities and provide necessary support
  • Ensure that those who don't have access to vehicles (as high as 47% in some Connecticut communities) are not exposed to unnecessary diesel exhaust and the associated health risks