Fleet of school buses to use alternative fuel

Pasco County Schools is making history with a new, fast-fill station and a fleet of buses that runs on alternative fuel. The school district, in partnership with Integral Energy and Clearwater Gas System, is the first in Florida to own and operate a compressed natural gas (CNG) station to fuel its growing fleet of CNG buses. By the end of the 2018 school year, school officials estimate … [Read more...]

New school buses to run on natural gas

Pasco County school buses have the green light to run on natural gas. School officials expect the shift to save money in the long-term, while ushering in a more environmentally friendly fleet of buses. On Feb.10, the Pasco County Planning Commission approved a recommendation from the county’s planning staff to allow construction of a bus maintenance and storage facility, and a refueling … [Read more...]

School buses to run on natural gas

Pasco County’s school district is planning to use natural gas to fuel a new fleet of buses. On Jan. 13, the Pasco County Planning Commission will consider a proposal to rezone about 24 acres on Interlaken Road for a storage, maintenance and fueling station that can handle about 120 buses. Pasco County commissioners will make the final decision on the rezoning at a later date, possibly on … [Read more...]