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.
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.