Charlevoix County Transit Received Eighth-Annual Top User of Propane Autogas Award

 

Four transit fleets received the eighth-annual Top User of Propane Autogas Award from the Propane Education & Research Council during the BusCon Expo in Indianapolis. The award celebrates fleets creating healthier environments for riders and communities by using clean, cost-effective, and domestically-produced propane autogas.

Charlevoix County Transit — Operating in Mich., Charlevoix County Transit’s demand-response service serves a population of approximately 26,000 with 21 vehicles (10 fueled by propane), with the agency providing 90,000 passenger trips and covering 500,000 miles annually. The agency projects its annual savings to be about $87,000 after it switches 16 of its 21 vehicles to propane, and plans to be at 13 propane-fueled vehicles by the third quarter of FY2019. The agency also plans on upgrading its fueling infrastructure soon.