At the beginning of the 2015-2016 school year, Halifax County Schools purchased four new Blue Bird propane buses from Carter Machinery for Sydnor Jennings Elementary. Fleet Supervisor Keith McDowell tracked the cost of fuel and maintenance compared to the diesel buses they had operated in previous years. Here are his results.
Thanks to a recent purchase by Southwestern Jefferson County School Corp., students in the Hanover, Ind.-based school district can now ride to school in buses powered by propane autogas.
Setting a new clean air standard and fulfilling a goal to be the state’s leader in offering guests tour vehicles that promote sustainability, Travel Plaza Transportation, is converting its entire fleet to zero emission commercial tour buses by 2020.