MOPERC's $500 Cash Giveaway

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Enter for your chance to win money for your school and receive a FREE thank you gift just for entering. Checks will be made out directly to the school district.

No purchase is necessary to enter or win. The contest is open to current employees of school districts within the state of Missouri. One $500 winner will be picked at random. The odds of being selected depend on the number of entries received. The potential winner will be notified by email, mail or phone.

Propane Buses are Better...

For our children
Cleaner: No toxic black smoke from the tailpipe for children to breathe like diesel buses emit.
Quieter: That means children arrive at school calmer and ready to learn.
More reliable: Long-distance range and quick warming cabins provide children with a warmer, safer ride to school.

For our community
More affordable: You can purchase four propane buses for every one electric bus.
Improve air quality: By allowing school districts to replace dirtier diesel buses faster and reduce carbon emissions right now.

For the environment
Cleaner energy that reduces harmful greenhouse gas emissions.
Takes pressure off our fragile electric grid.
Diversifies our energy mix.

Why Propane Buses?

  • They lower total ownership costs, reduce fuel and maintenance expenses, meet environmental initiatives, increase student health and safety, excel in cold weather and more.
  • In the U.S. over 22,000 propane buses transport more than 1.3 million students to school.
  • Over 1,000 school districts reliably operate propane school buses, including Missouri’s Kansas City, Fort Zumwalt, Grain Valley, Independence and Neosho school districts, and others.


Independence propane school bus

Although diesel prices were low at the time, Independence School District decided the long-term benefits of purchasing propane autogas buses and installing propane fueling infrastructure won out.

Kansas City

Kansas City propane school bus

In a progressive, tech-focused city, Kansas City Public Schools (KCPS) recognized an opportunity to reduce emissions and noise by replacing aging diesel school buses with propane autogas school buses.


Neosho propane school bus

With aging buses to replace, a the Neosho school district looked to alternative fuel options that would eliminate diesel emission issues and offer environmental benefits while saving money.

Propane School Bus Incentive

MOPERC has pledged $1 million to help school districts transition from diesel to propane buses. The program offers rebates of $2,000 per propane bus, up to 10 per district, at the time of delivery.*

To learn how you can take advantage of this free money for your school, contact Steve Ahrens at MOPERC to learn more.


Call 800.601.9332, ext. 301

*Incentives subject to terms and conditions, contact MOPERC for details.

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Adopt Propane Buses Today

Contact us to learn more about how propane autogas can be incorporated in your school district to save money and reduce emissions.