KIPP: Jacksonville Schools’ 14 Blue Bird Vision Propane buses make up the first completely propane-fueled school bus fleet for a U.S. charter school, Blue Bird and ROUSH CleanTech say.
Hillsborough County Public Schools can now fuel its growing fleet of propane school buses at its own facility.
The latest offerings for the CE and RE school buses include over-the-air programming, a semi-automated inspection tool, and newly designed windows.
The district recently replaced the majority of its diesel fleet with 124 new CNG buses. Here, Director of Transportation Lon Waterman discusses the financial and environmental aspects of the decision.
Orland School District contracts with Cook-Illinois Corp. to transport the district’s students on propane buses.
The Autogas Evacuation Pump system is designed to remove propane from tanks in 1.5 hours.
NAFTC’s Propane Autogas Vehicle Technician Training, which was launched at Blue Bird’s facility in February, is recognized by the Automotive Training Managers Council.
The agreement, originally set to run through 2018, will now run through 2021. It covers the alternative-fuel system supplier's 8.8-liter propane and gasoline engines for Navistar's subsidiary, IC Bus.
The mitigation trust fund can be used to support the replacementor repowering of diesel-powered vehicles, including school buses.
The Propane Education & Research Council partners with AdoptAClassroom.org and journalist and former teacher Jenna Bush Hager to donate the funds to teachers at schools that use propane buses.
Alliance AutoGas unveils the Autogas Evacuation Pump, which is equipped to evacuate a tank filled with 44 gallons of propane in 1.5 hours.
Sessions at the upcoming Summit in Kansas City will cover such topics as school bus technology, budgets, safety, and security.
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.