Blue Bird, a provider of school buses with a variety of options and configurations, is traveling from Georgia to Nebraska on its 1,000-mile Propane Road Tour. The program is delivering school buses fueled by propane autogas and raising awareness of the domestically produced alternative transportation fuel… (Green Fleet Magazine)
Monthly Archives: July 2013
The Kentucky Propane Education & Research council (KYPERC) showed off the Blue Bird Propane Vision at the Kentucky School Board Association’s Summer Leadership Institute last weekend in an effort to raise awareness among school administrators from across the state… (School Transportation News)
DIRECTV, one of the world’s leading providers of digital television entertainment services, plans to expand its propane autogas fueled fleet. The company currently operates 77 ROUSH CleanTech Ford E-250 propane autogas vans and will increase that number over the next year… (Work Truck Magazine)
07.10.2013 — 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.
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.
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)
Student Transportation Inc. (STI), one of the largest school bus transportation services companies in North America, highlighted its work with alternative fuels in a recent update for investors… (NGT News)
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.
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.