Alternative fuel transit buses

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The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratory; this project was funded by DOE. One of NREL`s missions is to objectively evaluate the performance, emissions, and operating costs of alternative fuel vehicles so fleet managers can make informed decisions when purchasing them. Alternative fuels have made greater inroads into the transit bus market than into any other. Each year, the American Public Transit Association (APTA) surveys its members on their inventory and buying plans. The latest APTA data show that about 4% of the 50,000 transit buses in its survey run on an ... continued below

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Motta, R.; Norton, P. & Kelly, K. October 1, 1996.

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The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratory; this project was funded by DOE. One of NREL`s missions is to objectively evaluate the performance, emissions, and operating costs of alternative fuel vehicles so fleet managers can make informed decisions when purchasing them. Alternative fuels have made greater inroads into the transit bus market than into any other. Each year, the American Public Transit Association (APTA) surveys its members on their inventory and buying plans. The latest APTA data show that about 4% of the 50,000 transit buses in its survey run on an alternative fuel. Furthermore, 1 in 5 of the new transit buses that members have on order are alternative fuel buses. This program was designed to comprehensively and objectively evaluate the alternative fuels in use in the industry.

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OSTI as DE96013097

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  • Other: DE96013097
  • Report No.: NREL/TP--425-20513
  • Grant Number: AC36-83CH10093
  • DOI: 10.2172/385601 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 385601
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc675932

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Motta, R.; Norton, P. & Kelly, K. Alternative fuel transit buses, report, October 1, 1996; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc675932/: accessed September 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.