Calgary Board of Education Shows Off New Fleet of Propane-Fueled Buses

It's not just the kids who get to show off new stuff the first day of school. Southland Transportation and the Calgary Board of Education (CBE) rolled out their fleet of 90 new propane buses to mark the first day of school on Tuesday. These new environmentally-friendly buses will transport about 3,420 CBE students to and from school each day and is a part of the CBE's EcoSite school initiative... (Metro News Canada)

A Mission to Run Cleaner

Since 1930, Mission Linen Supply has expanded its business beyond linen and uniform rentals to include the service and sale of apparel, mats, and janitorial products. The family-owned business applies this same focus on growth to its green initiatives... (Green Fleet Magazine)

School Bus Company Converting Entire Fleet to Propane

When it comes to green, efficient school buses, the metro's fleet has some bragging rights. Student Transportation of America said it has the biggest fleet of propane buses in the world, and they’re not done yet. "I run 444 propane buses, and I have 91 diesel," said Brian Urwin, who manages maintenance for Student Transportation of America... (KETV Omaha)

Propane Fueled School Buses Added to Fleets in Kentucky

As far as pilot programs go, the one this past year to test one propane-fueled school bus in Crittenden County Schools was so successful, the district now has seven of them out of a fleet of 35. And the Kentucky Department of Education now is allowing any district in the state to operate them. Prior to this, only diesel-engine buses were used in school districts... (Kentucky School Boards Association)

Mobile County School System Rolls Out State's First Fleet of Propane Autogas Buses

The Mobile County school system has purchased 30 buses that will use propane autogas instead of diesel fuel. Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey joined school officials Thursday morning for a media conference on the new buses, which will reduce the system's fuel and maintenance costs, according to information from the school system. The Blue Bird Propane Vision buses, which use ROUSH CleanTech autogas fuel systems, joined the school system's fleet on Aug. 7, the first day of school... (AL.com)

Propane Supply Company Trucks on Propane

The SchagrinGAS Company is a propane distributor headquartered in Middletown, DE, an hour south of Philadelphia. With branch locations in DE, MD, and PA SchagrinGAS serves about 20,000 suburban and rural customers. SchagrinGAS is one of the top fifty propane companies in the United States... (Ford Pro's)

Propane Autogas Vehicles Meet Corporate Criteria

Companies in the market for new fleet vehicles or those looking to replace their aging models with a sustainable alternative energy solution have a readily available selection of Ford propane autogas options. One such company is Chicago's Alpha Baking Company Inc., a national bakery products distributor and home to the iconic S. Rosen's brand. In 2005, the company began testing alternative fuels... (Ford Pro's)

The ABCs of Propane Autogas

Propane autogas has many benefits as an alternative fuel. In this issue of Fuels Fix the president of ROUSH CleanTech, Joe Thompson, explains why fleets are converting their vehicles to operate on propane autogas... (Fuels Fix)

You Too Could Realize Fuel Cost Savings Of $5,000 Per Day

That's the message of a new case study analyzing Student Transportation Inc.'s 435 school buses operating with propane autogas during a one-year period. These buses service Nebraska's Millard and Omaha public school districts. They also support Omaha's "Green Schools Initiatives," which encourages environmental responsibility, consumption reduction and green living... (Greater Indiana Clean Cities Coalition)

Halco Energy Goes With Roush Propane

ROUSH CleanTech has notched another customer for Ford trucks converted to 100% propane autogas operation as Halco Energy, an upstate New York specialist in renewable-based home and residential heating systems, has committed to field 25 propane trucks. "With grant funding from New York's Genesee Region Clean Communities, the company is investing $200,000 to deploy 25 propane autogas vehicles," Roush reports... (Fleet & Fuels)

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