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January 16, 2018

NYC Trucks Provide Fuel to Schools, Facilities

Due to the extended cold spell, the winter storm, and the requirement for facilities to use backup oil tanks, New York City agencies used their fuel trucks to ensure schools had heat and emergency vehicles had fuel.

January 10, 2018

Magellan Deploys Return to Route Across all NYC Salt Spreading Vehicles

As the first of the winter snow storms move into the Eastern Seaboard, Magellan is announcing that its Return to Route navigation solution has been selected by the New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) for deployment across its entire fleet of salt spreading vehicles, which include the boroughs of Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx, and Staten Island.

January 10, 2018

New York City Deploys Magellan GPS in 700 Salting Trucks

The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) to deploy Magellan's latest navigation product: Return to Route. Magellan worked with the agency to accommodate a large library of maps

December 1, 2017

NYC Promotes Agency Fleet Managers

New York City has promoted three employees to various fleet management roles at three departments. Two of them transition out of the New York City Police Department fleet.

November 17, 2017

Overnight EV Charging Saves NYC $150K Annually

By enrolling in Con Edison’s SmartCharge New York Program, New York City expects to save up to $150,000 per year for charging its 1,030 electric vehicles overnight.

October 26, 2017

NYC to Test Ban on Curbside Deliveries

The city will also be expanding its off-hour delivery program for businesses that are interested in receiving deliveries during less busy times.

September 27, 2017

NYC Fleet Faces Rising Expenses, Collisions

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's Office released its annual Mayor's Management Report. Fleet expenditures are rising and, although safety training has increased, it continues to be a concern.

August 22, 2017

NYC's 2017 Vehicle Purchases Average 83 MPG

Driven by an investment in electric vehicles (EVs), fuel economy of new non-emergency light- and medium-duty vehicle purchases for the New York City fleet reached 83.7 mpg in fiscal-year 2017.

August 4, 2017

NYC Fleet Purchases Reach Record High

In fiscal-year 2017, New York City spent more on fleet procurement than it ever had in city history, with fleet purchases totaling $370 million. In the last four years, the city has spent $1.24 billion in new vehicles and equipment.

July 25, 2017

NYC Reports Decreased Traffic Fatalities with Vision Zero

New York City has reported that the first six months of 2017 marked the lowest number of traffic-related fatalities on city streets ever measured. Fleet-related fatalities have also decreased since the city began its Vision Zero initiative.

July 10, 2017

Audit: NYC Needs to Improve Parts Contract Oversight

An internal audit recommends that the New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) tighten oversight of its parts management contract with NAPA.

June 23, 2017

NYC Sanitation Completes Efficiency Initiatives

The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) published an update to its four-year Strategic Plan to modernize fleet and facilities and improve safety.

June 21, 2017

NYC to Pay $1.3M in Racial Bias Lawsuit

The New York City Department of Transportation has agreed to pay $1.3 million to 14 employees to resolve a lawsuit alleging a pattern of racial discrimination within its Fleet Services unit.

June 19, 2017

New York City Seeks More Diversity from Truck Vendors

New York City has launched a new procurement initiative to help expand vendor participation in the city fleet’s trucking and specialized equipment procurements.

June 9, 2017

Wis. City Hires Fleet Superintendent

The City of Madison, Wis., has hired Mahanth Joishy as fleet superintendent, replacing recently retired Bill Vanderbrook. Joishy has spent the past 16 years working for New York City.

May 17, 2017

NYC Adds Auto-Braking Vehicles, Solar EV Chargers

New York City is rolling out auto-braking vehicles, expanding solar electric vehicle charging carports, and working to promote safety in the city’s automotive high schools.

May 1, 2017

NYC Revises Vehicle Policy After Reports of Staff Misuse

A report from the New York City Department of Investigation found that Department of Correction staff used take-home vehicles for personal trips against city policy.

April 26, 2017

NYC Fleet Hits 1,000 EVs Ahead of Schedule

The municipal fleet will have 1,000 EV sedans by the end of July 2017, halfway toward its fleet electrification goals. The city plans to expand its network of charging stations to meet demand.

March 23, 2017

NYC's New Vehicles Average 55 MPG

In fiscal-year 2016, New York City’s fleet of light- and medium-duty non-emergency vehicle purchases averaged 55 mpg. This was achieved through the addition of electric, hybrid, and other fuel-efficient vehicles.

March 1, 2017

Audit: NYC Sanitation Kept 500 Recalled Vehicles In Operation

The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) failed to track how employees paid for toll road access and continued to operate 509 vehicles with an open recall, according to a report from the Comptroller's Office.

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