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May 27, 2011

Proposed MoDOT Plan Reduces Fleet Size

JEFFERSON CITY, MO - The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) has proposed a plan that includes the sale of 744 pieces of equipment, reduction of department staff size by 1,200, and closure of 135 facilities.

May 18, 2011

Bergen County Reducing Fleet Size

HACKENSACK, NJ – Bergen County, N.J. recently received a report from an outside company that suggested the county reduce the number of law enforcement vehicles in service.

April 15, 2011

Bill Proposed to Reduce Minnesota State Fleet Size

ST. PAUL, MN – Rep. Tim Sanders, R-Blaine has proposed a bill to reduce the size of the Minnesota state fleet by 15 percent below the number owned on July 1, 2011, by June 30, 2015.

January 31, 2011

Calif. to Halve Passenger Vehicle Fleet

SACRAMENTO, CA - Governor Jerry Brown issued an executive order on Jan. 28 ordering an immediate halt to non-emergency new car purchases and turn-in of fleet cars not essential to state business. The governor plans to cut California's 11,000-unit passenger vehicle fleet in half.

January 13, 2011

Chicago Mayoral Candidate Promises Smaller, Greener Fleet

CHICAGO - Chicago mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel wants to reduce the City fleet, purchase more fuel-efficient cars, and perform a detailed inventory of all City vehicles to save $5 million in fleet expenses.

January 3, 2011

Arkansas House Officials Cease Commuting in State Vehicles

LITTLE ROCK, AR - Top officials in the Arkansas House of Representatives will no longer commute in state vehicles due to the recent focus on state vehicle use.

November 22, 2010

Scottsdale Audit Recommends Consistent Rates & Cost-Cutting Measures

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - A City of Scottsdale audit of fleet management rates recommends ensuring consistent vehicle replacement and maintenance and operations rates; developing specific financial policies for the Fleet Management Fund; and obtaining savings through reduction of underutilized, loaner, and take-home vehicles.

November 8, 2010

Arkansas Reports 350-Vehicle Reduction

LITTLE ROCK, AR - Arkansas state agencies have reduced the number of state vehicles by about 350, and 39 employees at executive state agencies have indicated they will no longer use state vehicles for commuting purposes.

October 14, 2010

NYC Employees Test Car Sharing

NEW YORK - Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and others announced Oct. 12 the start of New York City's first-ever car share program for city employees, which allows employees at the Department of Transportation to share use of dedicated Zipcar vehicles for daily official business.

October 7, 2010

Arkansas Gov. Replaces 20-Year-Old Fleet Policy

LITTLE ROCK, AR - In response to the completion of an Arkansas state vehicle review for the Department of Finance and Administration (DF&A) on Oct. 5, Governor Mike Beebe issued a new executive order regarding state vehicles, replacing a policy more than 20 years old.

October 7, 2010

Free ePaper Offers Tips to Reduce Fleet Size

SAN DIEGO - As public fleets face vehicle reductions, Networkfleet, Inc., offers a new ePaper, "Meeting Government Mandates to Reduce Fleet Size," which provides details on how wireless fleet management can help governments exceed fleet optimization goals.

September 20, 2010

Housing Authority to Auction One Third of Fleet

ROCHESTER, NY - The Rochester, N.Y., Housing Authority will auction off a third of its 65-vehicle fleet and has imposed stricter ethics policies and new whistleblower protections as part of a house-cleaning effort within the authority.

September 16, 2010

Kentucky Fleet Auction Generates More Than $350K

FRANKFORT, KY - A September 14 auction of Kentucky's used fleet vehicles — 156 cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs — generated more than $350,000.

September 16, 2010

City of Newton Reduces Fleet

NEWTON, MA - City of Newton, Mass., Mayor Setti Warren is looking to reduce the number of taxpayer-funded cars, a promise he made during his mayoral campaign.

September 16, 2010

Cape Coral Cancels Take-Home Vehicles

CAPE CORAL, FL - The City of Cape Coral, Fla., is canceling a take-home vehicle policy for some employees. The policy change is effective Oct. 1, and was made to improve efficiency.

November 9, 2009

11 Approaches to Right-Sizing Your Fleet

Traditional methods of determining the most cost-effective fleet size can be inefficient and inaccurate. Several alternative methods can be used individually or in combination.

January 15, 2009

Gov. Rell Issues Order Reducing Connecticut State Fleet

HARTFORD, CT - Gov. M. Jodi Rell has issued an executive order cutting Connecticut's fleet of state cars and trucks by 20 percent.

December 3, 2008

City of Rochester Eliminates More Take-Home Vehicles

ROCHESTER, NY – Having already eliminated more than 30 take-home cars, the city now is looking at 80 more — a move that would hit the Police Department hardest, taking back cars assigned to undercover officers, homicide detectives and others.

September 23, 2008

Jefferson City Council Tries to Balance Budget by Shifting Plans on City Vehicles

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Facing a tight budget cycle, the Jefferson City Council has balanced the city budget mainly by reducing its fleet management plan significantly.

August 20, 2008

Nashville Metro Police to Cut Fleet

NASHVILLE, TN – The Metro Police Department has parked 134 vehicles to comply with the mayor’s call to reduce the fleet and save money on gas.

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