Blue Springs (Mo.) R-IV School District has purchased 19 of Thomas Built Buses' Saf-T-Liner C2 CNG buses. The school bus manufacturer officially launched the bus model in May.
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Missouri District Buys 19 CNG School Buses

Blue Springs (Mo.) R-IV School District purchases the Saf-T-Liner C2 CNG buses from Thomas Built Buses. It is the second U.S. school district to introduce these buses into its fleet.

Pasco County Schools replaced some retiring diesel buses from the 2000s with 58 propane buses, and is saving more than 55 cents per gallon on fuel.
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4 Florida Districts Add Propane School Buses

Since 2015, Pinellas, Polk, Pasco, and Hillsborough County school districts have added 170 new Blue Bird Vision Propane buses and have seen lower emissions and savings in fuel and maintenance costs.

In addition to having its electric powertrain in Trans Tech’s SSTe Type A school bus, shown here, Motiv Power Systems’ powertrain will also be in the Starcraft eQuest XL, which can seat 48 passengers.
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Can Electric School Buses Go the Distance?

The technology is proven, and the buses offer cheaper operating costs as well as zero emissions. Still, with scarce funding in many states and extremely cold winter temperatures, will the vehicles gain traction in the school transportation market?

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