Unitrans Bus Electrification & Site Improvements


SCH Number
Public Agency
University of California, Davis
Document Title
Unitrans Bus Electrification & Site Improvements
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
UC Davis proposes to improve the existing Unitrans yard with upgraded electrical infrastructure to allow for charging 14 electric buses for the Unitrans Fleet. The project extends the underground 12 kV primary electrical feeder from the existing Davis campus electrical distribution system, installs 1500 kVA step down transformers, a new switchboard, electric meter, light poles, pull boxes and electrical manholes. Additional improvements include replacement of 20,000 SF of asphalt pavement in the Unitrans’ yard and construction of localized bio-retention area and swales to improve stormwater discharge quality. The project is located at the Unitrans’ Operations and Maintenance Facility yard on Garrod Road south of La Rue Road and east of State Route 113.

Contact Information

Matt Dulcich
Agency Name
University of California, Davis
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
University of California
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Cross Streets
UC Davis Unitrans yard at 800 Garrod Drive, Davis, CA. 95616

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 3: 15303
Reasons for Exemption
This exemption applies to construction and installation of small new equipment and facilities, which include electrical and other utility extensions to serve such construction. In addition, none of the exceptions for application of a categorical exemption apply to this project.


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