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Propane School Buses Back In Business in South Carolina

South Carolina's Department of Education (DOE) took receipt of the first propane school buses in the state since the 1980s with the purchase of 26 new Blue Bird Propane Visions destined for two local school districts.

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Recorded: Propane Buses - The Smart Choice for Schools

School Transportation News will host a free webinar from the Propane Education & Research Council on March 9. Focused on propane autogas and its general benefits, the webinar explores the details of how propane can help schools and organizations meet sustainability goals and remain profitable.

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Blue Bird Awarded $4.4 Million to Develop Electric School Bus

WASHINGTON—In December 2016, the Department of Energy announced that they would be awarding $15 million to organizations in an effort to accelerate the adoption of advanced and alternative fuel vehicles. Blue Bird Corporation, a bus manufacturer located in Fort Valley, Georgia, was presented the largest amount at $4.4 million in order to develop a zero-emissions, 100 percent V2G electric school bus.

Mo. District Takes Over School Busing, Expects to Save $500K

The Rockwood School District west of St. Louis has its name on the side of school buses for the first time in 42 years after transitioning transporation service back in-house, a move it said is expected to save $500,000 in the first year alone.

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