The contractor is named a Clean Fuel Champion by Wisconsin Clean Cities.
The Propane Education & Research Council’s online “Straight Talk” video series features pupil transporters and other fleet owners discussing the alternative fuel’s advantages.
Cook-Illinois Corp. takes delivery of the CE Series buses with a PSI 8.8-liter propane engine.
The Wisconsin contractor’s new facility provides more functional office space, a larger parking area, and a propane fueling station.
The donation recognizes Elk Grove USD’s addition of propane school buses to its fleet.
The program will provide funding to replace pre-1994 diesel school buses in Southern California.
Crittenden County School District switches 11 buses in its fleet from diesel to propane as part of a state pilot and saves more than $63,000 over two years.
School districts can qualify for $5,000 grants for newly purchased propane-powered CE Series school buses.
Fulton County Schools’ new Blue Bird buses are also equipped with three-point belts.
The school bus OEM’s strategic partnership with Agility Fuel Solutions follows Agility’s acquisition of CleanFuel USA’s assets.
The engine is certified to the optional low nitrogen oxide (NOx) level of 0.05 g/bhp-hr. It is available in Blue Bird Type C buses and class 4 to 7 vehicles.
Gayaldo, who worked her way up from secretary to director, will step down from her role at Elk Grove USD after more than 30 years in pupil transportation.
VW settlement and other funds converge with increasing progress, availability, and demonstrated efficiency of alternative-fuel school buses, making now the time to seek out myriad grant opportunities.