North Kansas City Schools is reportedly the first school district to win the ACT Expo’s Transit and Mobility award for sustainable transportation.
Fuel choices, school reform, and the ongoing driver shortage are hot topics at School Bus eXchange 2017.
The two-day workshop will cover maintenance of the Roush CleanTech propane autogas fuel system on Blue Bird Vision school buses.
The Georgia district’s purchase of 25 gasoline school buses, addition of bus bays, and ongoing internship and inspection training programs have also benefited drivers and students.
$2.7 billion will be used to establish a mitigation trust fund to support the replacement or repowering of school buses and other diesel vehicles.
At the start of 2017, U.S. school districts were operating more than 12,000 propane buses, according to figures from the Propane Education & Research Council.
Coverage of the PSI propane and gasoline engines expands to five years, unlimited miles — up from 100,000 miles.
Thought leaders and industry experts discuss the impacts of connected and automated vehicles, ridesharing, onboard Wi-Fi, and big data at the bus manufacturer’s first-ever event of its kind.
The research by West Virginia University scientists sheds light on the sources and amount of greenhouse-gas methane that is emitted in the natural gas supply chain.
The state acquires 26 Blue Bird propane buses as part of its efforts to update its aging fleet.
The statewide program offers $10 million for purchasing school buses powered by electricity, renewable diesel, natural gas, or propane.
Alliance AutoGas aligns with Donaldson Co. on a line of LPG filters designed to remove potentially harmful particulate matter and heavy ends from propane systems.
Blue Springs School District also recently made a $1.2 million investment in fueling infrastructure for its compressed natural gas fleet.