Public Transit Bus Fleet Rule and Emission Standards for New Urban Buses

This page last reviewed April 22, 2008

RULEMAKING TO CONSIDER AMENDMENTS TO THE PUBLIC TRANSIT
BUS FLEET RULE AND EMISSION STANDARDS FOR NEW URBAN BUSES

(October 24, 2002 Hearing)


FINAL APPROVAL / OAL ACTION The final rulemaking package was filed with OAL on September 4, 2003. The final rulemaking package was approved by OAL and filed with the Secretary of State on October 16, 2003. The regulation will become effective on November 15, 2003.

  • Final Regulation Order as Approved by OAL (PDF - 67K)

ADOPTED REGULATIONS AND MATERIALS SUBMITTED TO OAL

  • Executive Order G-03-023 (PDF - 5K)
  • Final Regulation Order (PDF - 51K)
    • California Certification Procedures for PM Retrofit Devices for On-Road Heavy-Duty Diesel Engines (PDF - 11K)       
    • California Interim Certification Procedures for 2004 and Subsequent Model Hybrid-Electric Vehicles in the Urban Bus and Heavy-Duty Vehicle Classes (PDF - 39K)
  • Final Statement of Reasons (FSOR) (PDF - 44K)
  • Updated Informative Digest (PDF - 11K)
  • Notice of Decision and Response to Significant Environmental Issues (PDF - 4K)

A business or person submitting a comment to a proposed regulation or proposed amendment or repeal of a regulation or any person who specifically requests it has the right to request a copy of the Final Statement of Reasons (FSOR). Upon its completion, the Final Statement of Reasons (FSOR) will be available and copies may be requested from the agency contact persons, or may be obtained in electronic form from this web page.


HEARING ACTION AND SUPPLEMENTAL 15-DAY NOTICES

Posted March 28, 2003:

Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text - Deadline for Public Comment: April 14, 2003

  • Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text (PDF - 18K)
  • Attachment I: Resolution 02-30 (PDF - 15K)
  • Attatchment II: Proposed Modified Regulation Order (PDF - 67K)

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE AND RELATED MATERIAL 

  • Public Hearing Notice (HTML) or (PDF - 27K)
  • Staff Report: Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR) (PDF - 181K)
    • Appendix A - Proposed Regulation Order (PDF - 54K)
    • Appendix B - California Interim Certification Procedures for 2004 and Subsequent Model Hybrid-Electric Vehicles in the Urban Bus and Heavy-Duty Vehicle Classes (PDF - 40K)                            
    • Appendix C - Orange County Bus Cycle (PDF - 29K)
    • Appendix D - Review of PM Emission Reduction Technology (PDF - 25K)
    • Appendix E - Staff Analysis of PM Emission Reductions and Cost-Effectiveness (PDF - 18K)                  
    • Appendix F - Urban Diesel Transit Bus Emissions Inventory (PDF - 18K)

INFORMAL REGULATORY ACTIVITY




Rulemaking Activity for 2002