Roush Propane for Buses in Three States

ROUSH CleanTech is supplying the dedicated-propane autogas fuel systems for double-digit bus orders in Massachusetts, Michigan and Oregon, all announced last week - 199 propane autogas vehicles in all... (Fleets & Fuels)

Radnor Township School District Eyes Propane Powered School Buses

What makes the wheels on the bus go round and round? The Radnor Township School Board facilities committee discussed a new propane powered school bus on May 20. Parked next to one of the district's buses that runs on diesel, the propane bus appeared to be just like other school buses... (Main Line)

Schools Turn to Propane Buses as Stricter Emissions Standards Loom

For many Americans, propane is that stuff from the home improvement store that fuels backyard barbecues and patio dinners. But in a growing number of cities across the country, it is what gets children to school. Of the top 25 school bus markets, 19 have propane-fueled vehicles in their fleets, including New York, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, Philadelphia and Phoenix... (The New York Times)

SMART Unveils Propane-Powered Buses

SMART on Thursday unveiled a fleet of new propane-powered buses for its popular paratransit Connector fleet designed to save more than a million dollars in fuel and maintenance costs. The suburban transit agency has already introduced 14 of the 23-foot vehicles that cater to those with disabilities and elderly with door-to-door service and by July will have a total of 61 new Connector buses on the road, official said... (The Detroit News)

Boston Public Schools Shift to Propane Buses

Boston Public Schools will operate 11 percent of its bus fleet with Blue Bird propane autogas buses, starting with the 2015-201 school year. The school district is purchasing 86 Blue Bird Propane Vision school buses, and hopes to convert more of their diesel fleet to propane buses in the future... (Business Wire)

Blossman Gas Expands its Propane Autogas Fleet with Three New Bobtails

U.S. propane retailer Blossman Gas has announced it is increasing the number of propane-autogas-powered vehicles in its fleet by adding three new autogas bobtails. The company says these new bobtails, purchased from ROUSH CleanTech, will help Blossman increase the fuel cost savings and carbon emission reductions of its current autogas fleet of gaseous fuel vehicles... (NGT News)

Detroit's SMART Deploys Alt.-Fueled Paratransit Fleet

Detroit's Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART) provides fixed-route and paratransit demand service for residents in southeast Michigan. SMART's fleet consists of 233 fixed-route buses and 110 Connector buses covering 1,100 square miles... (Metro Magazine)

How Propane Autogas is Panning Out for a NY School District

When it comes to transportation costs, school districts throughout New York State are constantly searching for ways to improve efficiency. At Washingontonville Central School District, located in Washingtonville, NY, we found that changing our bus fuel has improved finances and positioned us as a leader in environmental initiatives and a model for the community... (NGT News)

The Rapid Picks Up Propane Buses

The Rapid is going greener. The Rapid said today that it has introduced four new vehicles into it GO!Bus service, a paratransit door-to-door service for seniors and people with disabilities. The vehicles are fueled by clean burning, domestically produced propane... (Grand Rapids Business Journal)

New Propane-Fueled Buses Join School District Fleet

Five shiny, brand-new yellow buses rolled into Cottonwood in the morning, the result of a local school bond vote last November. A total of 15 buses have been ordered and the rest should arrive throughout the summer... (Verde News)