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Green Vehicles Workshop - GO Riteway Transportation Group Presentation
Green Vehicles Workshop - GO Riteway Transportation Group Presentation
Green Vehicles Workshop - GO Riteway Transportation Group Presentation
Green Vehicles Workshop - GO Riteway Transportation Group Presentation
Green Vehicles Workshop - GO Riteway Transportation Group Presentation
Green Vehicles Workshop - GO Riteway Transportation Group Presentation
Green Vehicles Workshop - GO Riteway Transportation Group Presentation
Green Vehicles Workshop - GO Riteway Transportation Group Presentation
Green Vehicles Workshop - GO Riteway Transportation Group Presentation
Green Vehicles Workshop - GO Riteway Transportation Group Presentation
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Green Vehicles Workshop - GO Riteway Transportation Group Presentation

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Jason Ebert from GO Riteway Transportation Group presented on Propane School Buses at the 11th Annual Green Vehicles Workshop & Showcase on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

Jason Ebert from GO Riteway Transportation Group presented on Propane School Buses at the 11th Annual Green Vehicles Workshop & Showcase on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

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  • 1. Presented by: Jason Ebert
  • 2. Who We Are  Go Riteway is a Transportation Company  Our Service Vehicles Include  School Buses  Airport Shuttles  Motor coaches  Mini-Coaches  Sedans  Limousine
  • 3. Some of Our Green Initiatives  We have a Fuel Conservation Policy Implemented within our company  We have invested in Self-Sustaining Hybrid buses  We have invested in Using Propane Vans within our Airport Shuttle Vehicles  We have invested in Using Propane Fuel within our School Bus Division
  • 4. Propane Project  We implemented propane within our Airport Shuttle Division where we analyzed  Fuel Economy  Fuel Mileage Dropped between 15-20% (5,000,000 miles)  Repairs and Maintenance  Oil Change Intervals  Increased Cost of Maintenance?  Ease of Use  Employees  Management  Cost of Fuel  33% Less than Gasoline
  • 5.  Site Description  2-1990 Gallon Tanks  Clean Fuel USA 2000 Series Meter System  Blackmer LPG Pump with a 7.5hp motor  Petrovend K-800 with Phoenix software  Automatic Changeover Control for Compressed Nitrogen  Before fueling the site asks for fleet number and odometer  Site Adjustments for School Buses  Parking Lot
  • 6. School Bus Implementation  Initial Analysis  Cost of Diesel vs. Propane Unit  Estimated Fuel Economy Drop-Off  30% from Diesel  Differences in Maintenance  DEF  Oil and Filter  Other Unknown Items
  • 7.  Training  In-House Instructor to train on OSHA rules and regulations along with MSDS  Training of all drivers assigned to propane buses prior to school start-up  Refresher training on propane procedures will be done on a quarterly basis  Fueling  Best Practices
  • 8.  Education  School Districts  Drivers  Parents  Media  Vehicles  10 Small Buses  10 Large Buses
  • 9. Bumps In the Road  Cost of Propane  Abnormal Cost Fluctuations  Issues with Repairs  Poor Idling in sub-zero weather  Hesitated Start-up  Cost of Vehicles  Compared to Diesel is now 14% Higher  Driver Training  Refreshers and Enforcement of Idling Policy
  • 10. Thank You Jason Ebert Fleet & Facilities Manager Go Riteway Transportation Group Jason.Ebert@goriteway.com www.goriteway.com

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