Denali National Park and Preserve is taking steps to reduce greenhouse gases and improve wildlife viewing for tourists by switching a portion of its bus fleet from diesel to propane fuel starting this spring.
When people think of Jack Roush and the companies and products that carry his name, it’s often with an image of NASCAR automobile racing or special-edition Ford Mustangs.
Thank you for another great year! With more than 9,000 propane autogas vehicles on the road, our service network continues to grow. We now have over 400 locations across North America.
ROUSH CleanTech has now supplied 100% propane autogas fuel systems for a dozen Blue Bird buses operated by the Olympia Community Unit #16 School District in Stanford, Ill., near Peoria.
The Charles City School district is transitioning from the traditional diesel buses to propane buses. Each bus costs around $85,000 and the school has purchased 2 so far; they say even with the prices of diesel dropping, propane will still save them money in the long run.
Customers seeking an alternative to a CNG, Type-D school bus drove the development of Blue Bird’s new Type C CNG Vision that is expected to be available in late 2016, a company representative told STN.
The Olympia Community Unit #16 School District, based in Stanford, Ill. is the third largest rural school district in Illinois covering 377 square miles. Because of its size, its administration is very conscious of fuel and maintenance costs for their school buses that travel an average of 20,000 miles per year.
“Going green” — a trend the Greene Central School District has been pursuing in recent years, and making large investments in. But the environment isn’t the only green thing the district is beginning to save.
Earlier this year, I asked, “Are Alt Fuels Dead?” This question was spurred by the dip in diesel and gasoline prices, which are currently at a seven-year low. I stand firmly by my response: Absolutely not.