Zero Emission Bus

  • Minneapolis Metro Transit Heywood II Bus Operations

    Highly-functional net-zero design

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  • TriMet Powell Bus Operations & Maintenance Facility

    Community-focused facility design

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  • Anaheim Transportation Network ZEB

    Anaheim ranks in the top 25 cities where city bus fleets could gain from electrification programs

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Transforming transportation from A to ZEB

Zero-emission buses (ZEB) are an effective and efficient way for communities to reduce their carbon footprint. ZEB and transit system electrification help combat climate change, improve air quality, and provide a stable infrastructure that is less reliant on fossil fuels and fluctuating energy costs.

Having worked on over 40 zero-emission bus and vehicle projects, we bring a unique combination of expertise in ZEB infrastructure planning and design, route and energy analysis, and available funding opportunity knowledge. Our team will serve as a trusted advisor to understand, plan for, and deploy your zero emission solutions.

We look at the holistic needs for each transit agency and work closely with our clients to align the necessary ZEB components. The goal? For each agency to be operationally and financially successful. We can produce ZEB transition plans, help implement charging infrastructure, and design hydrogen fueling stations and facilities.

Our zero-emission bus team experts are committed to bringing ZEB technology to the forefront. Through project work, industry speaking engagements, and published articles, we bring thought leadership and innovative solutions to our clients.

Through active industry association memberships, ZEB Task Force, and committee participation, Stantec is transforming transportation one ZEB fleet at a time.

What is the ideal mix of ZEBs for my fleet?

We use ZEBDecide, a planning tool composed of multiple modules, to provide solutions tailored to our clients’ needs. Using ZEBDecide, we can predict the performance of battery electric buses (BEBs) and hydrogen fuel cell electric buses (HFCEBs) by route and operating block. We can project total fuel demand, determine charging schedules, and access fueling station recommendations and power requirements. The tool also allows for cost optimization, determining the ideal ratio of BEB and HFCEB in a fleet while minimizing ownership costs. Learn More

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Bus

Implementing HFCEBs requires special attention to the production, storage, and transmission of hydrogen. With our diverse background in energy, water, infrastructure, buildings, environmental services, and mobility services, our in-house experts examine macro and micro aspects of the hydrogen value chain. We’re dedicated to assessing and developing the safe design and operations of hydrogen, and we bring design, maintenance, and safety expertise—while providing a seamless interface to your team. Read More

Battery Electric Bus

Among the first to plan and implement electrification projects, our experts combine their background in energy, infrastructure, buildings, and mobility with our innovative modeling approach to provide holistic project development for BEB implementation. We start with a detailed assessment of current conditions and create a tailored transition plan that meets current and future needs. Each solution considers engineering details, infrastructure upgrades, operational constraints, costs, and phasing timelines while prioritizing service.

Transition Plans and Infrastructure Planning and Design

No two transit agencies are alike, so no two transition plans can be the same. We’ve prepared over 10 ZEB transition plans for agencies, delivered over 300 operations and maintenance facilities, and planned and designed the charging and hydrogen infrastructure requirements at new and existing facilities, including power needs for on-site and en-route charging and hydrogen refueling stations. Most importantly? Our clients’ needs are at the center of every solution we design.
We create personalized plans to meet your transportation needs.
1,000+
Potential HFCEB
3,400+
ZEB
2,400+
Battery Electric Buses

Hydrogen fuel cell electric busses are being considered at agencies where Stantec is leading the planning and design.
Through our projects, we’re helping our clients transition their fleets to include over 3,400 zero-emission buses.
Battery electric buses are being considered at transit agencies. We’re leading the planning and design for these new fleets.

Services


Transit Planning Creating a path forward for transit
Transit Advisory Next stop—the future of mobility!
Detailed Engineering & Design Big picture engineering in every detail.
Power Engineering & Design Differences in communities, risks, technology, and markets need customized solutions. Our thermal generation, transmission and distribution, renewable energy, and telecommunications specialists help you find the best option for your needs.
Buildings Engineering With decades of innovation and experience under our belts we’re engineering a promising future leveraging the best in building systems, technology, energy analysis, and sustainable performance.
Architecture & Interior Design We create spaces that are engaging and uplifting, that contribute to our collective sense of health and well-being, and encourage the sustainable stewardship of our communities.

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