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Propane Buses Bring in More Green to HISD

August 31, 2011 / No Comments

The Texas Railroad Commission, under the Clean Fleet program, has awarded Houston Independent School District (HISD) grants for 25 propane buses. The district got a mammoth $2 million grant for its journey towards a cleaner and eco-friendly environment, which, in the fitness of things, starts from the students’ level. Texas has nearly 1800 school buses running on propane in 60 school ...

UK To Fund 542 Low-Carbon Buses

April 12, 2011 / No Comments

In accordance with the UK’s objective of promoting ‘green growth’, the Department For Transport has announced that it has handed over more than £46 million in order to put 542 additional low-carbon buses on roads by the March of 2012. A Low Carbon Emission Bus (LCEB) is the one which satisfies the LCEB target for green house gas emissions. Compared to ...

Urban Traffic Causes People to Fill an Extra 3.9 Gallons of Fuel

January 25, 2011 / No Comments

Post-recession, many people have chosen not to take their vehicles out on the street due to increasing fuel prices and economic turmoil. But the situation is vastly changing and now as the financial crisis is being solved more and more motorists are appearing on the road. This was revealed by a study conducted by Texas Transportation Institute at Texas A&M ...

China Turns to Ethanol-powered Buses from Sweden to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

December 4, 2008 / No Comments

China is turning to ethanol-powered buses from Sweden to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions. An ethanol-powered bus made from up north - Sweden (the bus is the same color as Sweden's flag) is seen on the streets of Beijing, capital of the middle kingdom. An ethanol-powered environmentally-friendly bus can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and meet Euro-V emission standards. But, the 18 ...