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Fleet Management

Keeping the City rolling

Servicing, maintaining, & repairing 3,300 vehicles

Green City

St. Petersburg was designated as the first city in the state to become a "Green City" by the Florida Green Building Coalition

More Facts About the City's Fleet

  • 360 police cruisers, each equipped with a light bar, a barrier cage between the officer and rear seat, a shotgun rack and an onboard computer station.
  • 13 ambulances with anti-bacterial, seamless floors and special cushions to protect both patients and rescue workers from blood-borne pathogens. The new, larger heavy duty vehicles cost $140,000 each.
  • 3 city-owned Daihatsu mini-ambulances used by the city for its many special events. Their compact size allow for them to maneuver through crowded areas, yet provide full service for patients and rescue workers.
  • With rising fuel costs, the fleet now includes Ford Escape electric/gas hybrid SUVs
  • Other specialty vehicles include trucks that paint lines on roads, huge vacuum trucks that clean sewers and storm drains and 16-foot wide mowers.
  • In addition to moving vehicles, equipment in the Fleet inventory includes portable bleachers and the Showmobile, a mobile outdoor stage.
  • The largest piece of equipment is a 100-foot aerial ladder truck, which costs $625,000; the smallest is a $250 chain saw.
  • The total value of the fleet is approximately $76.7 million. 
  • Vehicles are generally considered for replacement after eight years and between 80,000 and 100,000 miles.
  • 30 mechanics are employed to service and repair the fleet, Monday through Saturday. Emergency service and towing is available 24/7.
  • Last fiscal year, the fleet consumed 1.96 million gallons of fuel.
  • Fleet Management facility is located at 1800 Seventh Ave. N., 727-893-7286.

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