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.
The interactive tool from the Propane Education & Research Council shows how many propane school buses are in operation in each state.
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.
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.
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.
At the Product Immersion Tour stop, transportation officials check out the latest offerings from Blue Bird, Micro Bird, and their component suppliers.
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.
Waterford School District introduces 10 new Blue Bird Vision Propane buses into its fleet. The district joins nearly 30 others in the state that run the propane-powered buses.