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Showcase: Environmental Accounting andReporting - A Public Transit Case StudyNorth County Transit District San Diego, CAAn...
The North County Transit District:Building Sustainable Public Transit• North San Diego County, operating bus, commuter rai...
The North County Transit District:Building Sustainable Public Transit• Sustainability and public transit have a natural sy...
History of the NCTD Sustainability Programbuilding one step at a time
Sustainable Public Transit Operations:Simple Operational Changes• All cleaning – both facility and vehicle – biodegradable...
Sustainable Public Transit Operations:Saving Money through Energy Reduction• Built a Green Data Center – 15-Year Payback P...
Investments in Renewable Powerpilot installations that demonstrated the viability of solar in public transit
Measuring Sustainability:The Climate Registry and APTA• Wanted to measure using Industry-Standard Methodologies• Became a ...
Measuring Sustainability:Assessing the Baseline• Delivering service on the rails and the streets is the highest emissions-...
NCTD Emissionsthe first three years of The Climate Registry reporting
Implementing Accounting and Reporting:Leveraging Existing Tools and Process•   Manual effort too expensive and not repeata...
Environmental Accounting and Reporting:A Case Study Chose to implement with Oracle Partner TeamCain Began installation i...
Environmental Accounting and Reportingsetting up items
Environmental Accounting and Reportingenergy factors
Environmental Accounting and Reportingsources
Environmental Accounting and Reportingestablishing transport types
Environmental Accounting and Reporting:Results• OBIEE allowed for easier transformation of data• Automation of data collec...
Environmental Accounting and Reporting:A Case Study• Starting Small with your sustainable operations plan is effective• Ta...
For further information:Fred Knapp, Program ManagerNorth County Transit Districtfknapp@nctd.orgAngela Miller, founderecolo...
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Oracle OpenWorld-Showcase JD Edwards - Environmental Accounting & Reporting

  1. 1. Showcase: Environmental Accounting andReporting - A Public Transit Case StudyNorth County Transit District San Diego, CAAngela Miller, former Chief Technology Officer/Chief Sustainability Officerfounder, ecology.IT
  2. 2. The North County Transit District:Building Sustainable Public Transit• North San Diego County, operating bus, commuter rail, light rail, and paratransit systems• 12.5 million riders; 107 million annual Passenger Miles Traveled• 9 million annual Vehicle Miles over 550k annual Revenue Vehicle Hours
  3. 3. The North County Transit District:Building Sustainable Public Transit• Sustainability and public transit have a natural synergy – economic, social, and environmental issues all inherently relevant business model• Plan focused first on cost reductions, then capitalizing on opportunity, then building the cleanest, most scalable transportation. Sustainability took on a much different meaning under dire financial circumstances
  4. 4. History of the NCTD Sustainability Programbuilding one step at a time
  5. 5. Sustainable Public Transit Operations:Simple Operational Changes• All cleaning – both facility and vehicle – biodegradable supplies• Bombardier Maintenance Team just achieved 5 years accident-free• Changed lighting and watering protocols
  6. 6. Sustainable Public Transit Operations:Saving Money through Energy Reduction• Built a Green Data Center – 15-Year Payback Period• Installed almost a megawatt of Solar Power – SPRINTER Maintenance Operations runs completely on solar during daylight hours• Implemented GreenRoads Driver Feedback Tool – 4% CNG Savings
  7. 7. Investments in Renewable Powerpilot installations that demonstrated the viability of solar in public transit
  8. 8. Measuring Sustainability:The Climate Registry and APTA• Wanted to measure using Industry-Standard Methodologies• Became a member of The Climate Registry and filed first baseline year; Became a signatory to the APTA Sustainability Commitment and filed first annual report• In order to complete these goals, NCTD contracted with external partners like Trust Element and Cathy Moran – significant consulting
  9. 9. Measuring Sustainability:Assessing the Baseline• Delivering service on the rails and the streets is the highest emissions- intensive activity• Facilities and maintenance activities contribute significantly through energy consumption, water use, and waste production
  10. 10. NCTD Emissionsthe first three years of The Climate Registry reporting
  11. 11. Implementing Accounting and Reporting:Leveraging Existing Tools and Process• Manual effort too expensive and not repeatable; issues with audit• NCTD wanted to build on their 10-year JD Edwards Investment• Needed a solution that included extensive data transformation• Oracle Solution Seemed to fit the need
  12. 12. Environmental Accounting and Reporting:A Case Study Chose to implement with Oracle Partner TeamCain Began installation in January and went live in May 2012 NCTD had already completed 9.0 upgrade, which made installation of EA&R smooth
  13. 13. Environmental Accounting and Reportingsetting up items
  14. 14. Environmental Accounting and Reportingenergy factors
  15. 15. Environmental Accounting and Reportingsources
  16. 16. Environmental Accounting and Reportingestablishing transport types
  17. 17. Environmental Accounting and Reporting:Results• OBIEE allowed for easier transformation of data• Automation of data collection allowed for more frequent and cost effective analytics; payback period for NCTD < 2 years• Give yourself time to effectively identify all of the scope elements and business process changes
  18. 18. Environmental Accounting and Reporting:A Case Study• Starting Small with your sustainable operations plan is effective• Taking the time to measure results shows accountability and potentially saves resources and money• The Oracle JD Edwards EA&R Product allowed us to fit into regular accounting processes, and to save significant consulting dollars to measure efficacy
  19. 19. For further information:Fred Knapp, Program ManagerNorth County Transit Districtfknapp@nctd.orgAngela Miller, founderecology.ITangela.miller@ecologyit.net t: @ecologyit www.ecologyit.net

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