Manufacturers and advocates of electric vehicles gathered at the U.S. Department of Transportation’s headquarters in Washington Wednesday to showcase the latest electric vehicles and charging equipment. The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, currently being considered by Congress, would invest in transportation electrification and accelerate the transition to zero-emission transportation while creating good-paying jobs.
The benefits of propane autogas are seemingly limitless. And, as further proof of the short- and long-term advantages of the alternative fuel, fleets are sharing their firsthand experiences of operating their vehicles on autogas.
With a goal to lower their emissions and total operating costs, two Washington transit agencies sought an alternative fuel solution for their paratransit shuttles.
As the number of commercial trucks, school and transit buses that operate on propane autogas continues to increase, our industry continues to innovate and create new methods to further reduce the emissions profile of this very popular transportation fuel. A renewable option for propane is a requirement for this energy source to remain viable for decades to come.
A southern Indiana school district is powering its newest rides with a greener alternative compared to most diesel-run buses on the road today. This year, New Albany Floyd County Schools (NAFCS) began rolling out a handful of school buses that run on propane and more are on the way. Transportation officials said it was a two-fold decision that could save the district a lot of money in the long run.