Additional Future Strategies
In addition to the 34 strategies shown in the previous
section, the Teams developed dozens of other
potential projects and programs that would reduce
Carbon emissions. These are summarized below.
Additional Future Strategies – FLEET Team
FLT-1-03
Route Optimization
Evaluate route optimization in city departments (i.e. PUD for AMR,
Police & Fire call-outs, etc.)
FLT-1-04a
Auxiliary Battery Power
for Police Vehicles
Consider installing battery operated equipment on police vehicles to
run flashing lights, etc. so that if the engine does not need to be
running, the vehicle can be turned off
FLT-1-04b
Solar to Charge Auxiliary
Batteries
Evaluate the use of solar panels to charge batteries for auxiliary
power source
FLT-1-05
Remote Operations
Centers for Parks and Rec
Evaluate the development of remote operation centers for Parks &
Recreation (currently under consideration for location in Mt. Herman
area and south of downtown)
FLT-1-07
Police Work Order
System
Evaluate the development of a Police Work Order system to reduce
travel times to service areas and back to stations
FLT-1-08
Co-Location of Employees
Consider co-locating City departmental staff to reduce the distance
employees must travel to get to their work and/or service locations
FLT-1-09
Co-Location of Fueling
Operations
For the new remote facility planned in the NE quadrant of city,
evaluate equipping the facility with all-types of fuels - specifically bio-
fuels - for fueling city vehicles. Will reduce miles traveled to only the
one or two sites available now to refuel with alternative fuels.
FLT-1-12
Compressed Natural Gas
Vehicles
Evaluate the use of natural gas; issue is City doesn't have
infrastructure to accommodate more CNG vehicles; consider the
limits on fuel capacity (125 mi/tank) and fueling time (a SWS truck
would have to refuel in parking lot overnight)
FLT-1-14
Use SWS Trucks for
"
Double-Duty"
Evaluate using SWS trucks for collecting AMR data for Public Utilities
Dept.
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