400 propane school buses ordered for Omaha, Nebraska

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The Metropolitan Omaha Education Consortium and Student Transportation, Inc., (STI) Propane autogas offers reduced fuel and maintenance costs due to its clean-burning properties. On board the buses, noise levels are decreased by 50 percent when compared to diesel counterparts, giving drivers fewer distractions. With more than 17 million vehicles on the road worldwide, propane autogas is the third most commonly used transportation fuel, behind gasoline and diesel.

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FTA awarding $130M in Low-No grants for zero-emission and low-emission transit buses and facilities

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The City and Borough of Juneau will receive funds to purchase new electric buses to replace aging diesel buses and associated charging infrastructure. Alabama A&M University will receive funds to purchase zero-emission electric buses, which will replace diesel buses that have reached the end of their useful life. Chatham Area Transit (CAT) will receive funds to purchase new electric buses to replace aging diesel buses and associated charging infrastructure.

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