Code of the District of Columbia

§ 50–211.04. Program goals.

(a) The Director, in coordination with the District Department of Transportation (“DDOT”) and other agencies, shall balance the following goals in performing the Director’s responsibilities:

(1) Providing vehicles that meet the mission of the client agency;

(2) Enhancing the overall cost and energy efficiency of the District government’s vehicle fleet;

(3) Reducing the total number of passenger vehicles in the standing fleet and reduce their use;

(4) Encouraging transit use and multimodal transportation;

(5) Promoting the use of Bikeshare for work-related travel;

(6) Promoting the use of taxicabs for trips where the cost of a taxi would be less than the cost of using a government vehicle;

(7) Ensuring timely reimbursement for work-related transportation expenses incurred by employees;

(8) Reducing total fuel use, improving fleet fuel economy, and promoting the use of alternative fuels;

(9) Diversifying the range of fuels used for transportation within the District;

(10) Using the District’s purchasing power to facilitate the availability of alternative fuels for use in private fleets and personal vehicles;

(11) Meeting or exceeding the requirements of section 507 of the Energy Policy Act of 1992, approved October 24, 1992 (106 Stat. 2891; 42 U.S.C. § 13257) and associated regulations; and

(12) When vehicle acquisition is necessary, acquiring a vehicle with the lowest real cost of ownership.

(b) Factors to consider in determining the real cost of ownership for the purpose of subsection (a)(12) of this section shall include:

(1) The sales price of vehicle;

(2) The projected vehicle life;

(3) The projected fuel costs;

(4) The projected operation costs;

(5) The projected maintenance costs; and

(6) The vehicle emissions.


(Mar. 5, 2013, D.C. Law 19-223, § 104, 59 DCR 13537.)

Section References

This section is referenced in § 50-211.02.

Editor's Notes

Section 401 of D.C. Law 19-223 provided that §§ 101, 102, 104, 105(a), 105(b), 106, 107, 201(a), 201(b), 201(c), 202, 203, and 301 of the act shall apply as of Mar. 5, 2013.