Saturday, May 30, 2020
Home Green Bus Propane Autogas Buses Drive the Future for Students

Propane Autogas Buses Drive the Future for Students

Propane autogas school buses offer the lowest total-cost-of-ownership, saving more for students in the long run. With propane autogas, schools are in a better position to afford the resources that impact students every day: more teachers, extracurricular activities and classroom supplies.

In 2015, Boston Public Schools began incorporating propane autogas buses into its fleet. The low total cost-of-ownership, reduced emissions and quieter operation of the buses, have been a great success for Boston.

Now, 40 percent of its fleet runs on propane autogas. Converting from diesel to propane autogas is part of a citywide initiative to reduce emissions by 25 percent by 2020. In terms of preventative maintenance costs, reduced downtime and fuel efficiency, the district expects to save more over time with its propane autogas buses than it would with comparable diesel buses.

“It has had a profound effect on the schoolyard, the students, the faculty—and our drivers love them,” says fleet manager Peter Crossan. See the full story about Boston by watching the video below.

Learn more about how propane autogas drives the future at propane.com

May 2020

This month’s issue features articles about the coronavirus pandemic, the installation of lap/shoulder seatbelts, and mock casualty exercises, among...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

Find the latest vehicle production data, state student ridership and budget reports, industry trends and contact information for state,...

Poll

Are Wi-Fi routers installed in your district’s or company’s school buses?
516 votes
VoteResults
Advertisement