In less than two weeks, Kings Park public school students will be shepherded to school in yellow buses with a heavy dose of green. The district purchased four new propane school buses this year. The decision to begin transitioning to propane vehicles was a “no-brainer,” Superintendent Timothy T. Eagen said in an interview Thursday. The buses arrived last week.
Florida’s Broward County Public Schools got back the extra money it invested in propane autogas-fueled Blue Bird buses far more quickly than had been expected, says fuel system provider Roush CleanTech.
The BCPS student transportation and fleet services department fielded 98 propane autogas-fueled Blue Bird buses for the 2014-2015 school year, Roush says, and has reduced its annual operating costs by more than $600,000.
8.10.2015 – Many school districts across the nation are implementing a cleaner, lower total cost of ownership solution for their school transportation needs with Blue Bird propane autogas school buses. Monongalia County Schools is the first in West Virginia to reduce emissions and experience the savings other districts have experienced through its purchase of the Blue Bird Propane-Powered Vision from their local dealer, Blue Bird Bus Sales of West Virginia.