Flint Mass Transportation Authority Rolls Out First 50 ROUSH CleanTech Propane Autogas Vehicles
Mass Transit Magazine
ROUSH CleanTech and the Flint Mass Transportation Authority (MTA) unveiled its first propane autogas paratransit vehicle at the 2011 BusCon Expo, booth No. 226, in Chicago today.The shuttle on display will be in service by October, while a second propane autogas vehicle has already hit the streets, serving Michigan’s City of Flint and Genesee County. With the help of a $5 million federal grant, Flint MTA plans to add at least 48 more 16-passenger propane autogas shuttles to its fleet by early 2012.
The ROUSH CleanTech propane autogas buses, built on a Ford E-450 chassis, with a 6.8-liter, V10 engine and 41-gallon propane fuel tank, are part of the transit authority’s decision to become a leader in environmental stewardship and reduce costs to the areas it services…