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D211 Post: EPA Grant Aids Purchase of Additional Green Buses

            In 2018, Township High School District 211 purchased 15 propane-fueled school buses in its drive to add alternative fuel vehicles.   In March 2019, the District received a $200,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as part of the Diesel Emission Reduction Act School Rebate Program.             At the April 25, 2019 Board of Education meeting, it was announced that the grant money would be used to aid in the purchase an additional 15 propane-fueled buses to continue efforts to reduce diesel ...

D211 Post: District 211 Adds Alternative Fuel Buses to Fleet

           Township High School District 211 will add 15 propane-fueled 71-passenger buses to its fleet, following the Board of Education approval of a bid, which also included the purchase of 15 smaller gasoline-fueled 30-passenger buses Dec. 14.  The new buses will replace buses ranging from 13-15 years old.             Diana Mikelski, District 211 Director of Transportation, said her team reviewed a variety of alternative fuel buses before deciding on propane.             “We felt propane was ...