A growing demand for propane buses in recent years has sparked an influx of training programs for maintenance technicians. Here, industry experts share top tips and best practices for maintaining propane school buses.
The San Antonio Independent School District receives an award from the city for its Clean Green Yellow School Bus Machines program.
Fulton County (Ga.) School System will replace 85 of its diesel-powered school buses with new propane buses.
Nearly $3.1 million of the state's $12.25 million share of VW settlement funds will go toward replacing aging diesel school and transit buses.
The 488LPI propane engine, which is available on Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 propane school bus, is approved for sale through Dec. 31, 2019.
Leander Independent School District’s new Blue Bird Vision propane buses are expected to reduce nitrogen oxide emissions by more than 130,000 pounds.
Nearly $13 million of the state’s $64.8 million in mitigation plan funds will go toward replacing aging diesel school buses with new diesel-powered, electric, or other alt-fuel buses.
The company concludes its three-day Road Show at an event in Los Angeles with educational sessions and a ride-and-drive of a Blue Bird Vision Propane school bus, among other propane-powered vehicles.
The company will host a three-day California Roadshow Nov. 6-8 to demonstrate its near-zero emissions propane vehicles.
With healthy property tax revenue and high demand to replace old school buses, industry sales will hit recent highs again this year, says the Blue Bird CEO. Meanwhile, the manufacturer has new electric models hitting the road and a new propane engine with ultra-low NOx emissions, helping fuel a shift toward more non-diesel buses.
Lafayette Parish Schools uses its share of the state’s Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust dollars to buy 10 Blue Bird Vision Propane buses. Louisiana is the first state to disburse its VW funds.
Township High School District 211’s new Blue Bird Vision Propane buses are expected to save about $15,000 per year in fuel costs and reduce nitrogen oxide emissions by almost 14,000 pounds.
Superior Propane installs 15 refueling dispensers from Superior Energy Systems in five provinces, with plans to add more in 2019.