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July 2013

Monthly Archives: July 2013

Largest Propane Autogas School Bus Purchase in History Marks Launch of Propane Road Tour

July 10, 2013 — Blue Bird, the leading provider of propane autogas powered school buses, and ROUSH CleanTech, the leading provider of propane autogas fuel systems, will launch the Propane Road Tour tomorrow. The single-bus tour will stop at iconic American landmarks on its way to deliver the last bus from the largest single order of 434 propane-fueled buses to Student Transportation of America’s (STA) new terminal in Omaha, Neb.

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Alternative State

Most of the North American school buses run on diesel, but the growth of alternative fuels is gaining ground in the industry. Though alt-fuels power only slightly more than 1 percent of all school buses nationwide, vehicle and energy research continues to push innovation in four primary areas; propane, CNG, hybrid and plug-in electric… (School Transportation News)

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Energy Indpendence for America

I hope that you enjoyed the Fourth of July holiday. As we celebrate our freedom, we remember that this day was built upon our drive for independence. Today, as we watch the news from around the globe, we see many examples of unrest that affect our way of life. Look at Egypt.

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Now is the Time for Domestic Fuel Use in Public Transportation

I’ve been thinking about the nomination of Anthony Foxx for the next Department of Transportation secretary.The new leader should — in fact, must — take the lead in public transportation. This applies to all transportation leaders. It’s a formidable task, with so many competing interests and politics involved.

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