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First School Buses Purchased from Volkswagen Settlement are Propane-Powered

LAFAYETTE, La. — Louisiana is the first state to release its Volkswagen settlement fund dollars, and Lafayette Parish Schools has become the first recipient. Given the choice between replacing aging diesel school buses with newer diesel models or with buses fueled by propane, this district chose to utilize funding from the state’s Environmental Mitigation Trust to purchase 10 new Blue Bird Vision Propane school buses.

Replace, Refurbish or Retrofit Aging School Buses?

Is funding or capital the factors school districts or bus companies should consider for determining how long a school bus should be used? Is this the single most important consideration in determining when school buses are replaced?

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Indiana Wants Better Health via Propane

Citing the harmful impact diesel emissions have on student health, the Carmel Clay School District in Indiana is making the most of a $50,000 grant to increase the number of propane school buses in its fleet.

Black & Green: Future School Bus Fueling

Fleet operators across a broad range of industries are faced with difficult and potentially costly decisions about how they will fuel their vehicles in the future. The long-life nature of these assets makes the decision on fuel choice one that a fleet manager, transportation director and organization, an very consequential one.

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