A CASE STUDY: INDEPENDENCE, MO SCHOOL DISTRICT
Trending in Propane
To address cost savings while achieving emissions reductions. Although diesel prices were low at the time when trying to migrate some of fleet to an alternative fuel, Independence School District decided the long-term benefits of installing propane fueling infrastructure won out, aiding the community’s air quality and the district’s costs.
BY THE NUMBERS
• 11 propane autogas school buses (out of fleet of 128 buses).
• 3,000 miles traveled per bus, per quarter.
• Projecting 3,000 gallons of propane autogas per vehicle per school year.
• Estimating $15,000 reduction in fuel cost per bus annually.