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DC Public Works Expects Savings with New Ride-Sharing Service
Lowering Government Fleet Costs with Ride Hailing

Lowering Government Fleet Costs with Ride Hailing

For Washington D.C., limited space and high parking fees contribute to increasing fleet costs. A new ride-hailing program aims to solve these problems, help the environment, and even boost a struggling taxi industry.

January 11, 2018

D.C. Partners with Taxis to Reduce Fleet

D.C. Partners with Taxis to Reduce Fleet

Employees will be able to hail a taxi on the district's dime, which is expected to reduce fuel use, eliminate parking fees, and allow the district to cut vehicles from its fleet.

October 9, 2017

DC Fire Improves Services with 46 New Vehicles

DC Fire Improves Services with 46 New Vehicles

The District of Columbia Fire and Emergency Medical Services reported improved service following the addition of 46 fleet vehicles, hiring more than 100 employees, and partially contracting out ambulance services.

March 1, 2017

Private DC Ambulance Service to Aid Overwhelmed Fleet

Private DC Ambulance Service to Aid Overwhelmed Fleet

The District of Columbia's fire agency has contracted with private ambulance provider American Medical Response (AMR) for patients whose injuries or illnesses are not time sensitive or life threatening.

March 28, 2016

Historic Snow Storm Pummels East Coast

Historic Snow Storm Pummels East Coast

More than 2 feet of snow fell along the East Coast and middle Atlantic regions over the weekend, leading transportation agencies to work around the clock to clear snow and ice, while closing highways and streets in Washington, D.C., New York City, and Philadelphia.

January 25, 2016

Overcoming the Challenges of Green Fleet Procurement

Overcoming the Challenges of Green Fleet Procurement

When fleets put a green fleet policy in place, there’s a ripple effect. Procurement is one area to feel the effects. How do fleets face these challenges — and come out on top in the long run?

September 29, 2015

D.C. Ambulance Fleet Can't Meet Demand

D.C. Ambulance Fleet Can't Meet Demand

A record-number of low-priority 911 calls in Washington, D.C., and a deteriorating fleet have taxed the city's emergency response capabilities, according to NBC Washington.

September 9, 2015

D.C. Gets 6 New Fire Trucks

D.C. Gets 6 New Fire Trucks

The District of Columbia took delivery of six new pumper engines this month as part of $34 million investment to improve its emergency response fleet. Four additional pumpers are expected be delivered this year.

November 18, 2014

Washington DC Enters $21.5M Financing Agreement

The District of Columbia Government entered into a 5-year, $21.5 million lease financing agreement with Grant Capital Management for vehicles, buses, trucks, and IT equipment for various DC government agencies.

June 2, 2014

D.C. Fire Audit: Hire Civilian Fleet Director

D.C. Fire Audit: Hire Civilian Fleet Director

An audit of District of Columbia Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department (FEMS) fleet recommended the FEMS hire a professional civilian fleet director to oversee assets, change the overall structure of fleet operations, and to outsource some or most fleet work.

December 2, 2013

D.C. Buys 30 New Ambulances and Puts First Deliveries Into Service

The District of Columbia has purchased 30 new ambulances for D.C. Fire & Emergency Medical Services (FEMS). The District has received two vehicles so far and the rest will be delivered by the end of the year, according to District Mayor Vincent C. Gray’s office.

August 29, 2013

DC Ambulances Catch on Fire

DC Ambulances Catch on Fire

The District of Columbia fire and emergency fleet, which has in recent months been under investigation for its emergency vehicle availability and the state of its aging fleet, had two ambulances catch on fire on August 13.

August 15, 2013

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