Trends in Propane

Transit Webinar: Reduce Costs and Emissions with a Propane Fleet

Man filling propane autogas fleet vehicle free webinar

Transit agencies are turning to propane vehicles to support their environmental goals and lower their operating costs.

This free, 90-minute webinar covers:

  • Firsthand experience from a transit agency that operates propane vehicles in its fleet.
  • Health, safety and cost benefits of adopting propane vehicles.
  • Propane fueling and infrastructure options.
  • Available funding from the state — and how to receive it.

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Agenda:

Introduction
Steve Whaley, Director of Autogas Business Development, Propane Education & Research Council.

  • Housekeeping notes.
    • Webinar is being recorded.
    • o Questions can be asked using the Q&A box on the bottom of your screen.
  • Introduction of MOPERC and PERC.
  • Funding opportunities for propane vehicles in Missouri.

Propane Overview
Steve Whaley

  • Discussion of propane as a vehicle fuel.
  • Environmental and economic benefits of adopting propane vehicles.
  • Ways PERC is working with transit agencies to adopt propane autogas vehicles in their fleets.

Real-World Propane Deployment
Candace Long, NET Trans

  • Discuss firsthand experience with propane autogas transit vehicles.
  • Provide overview of propane autogas fleet (what kind of propane vehicles, how are they used, percentage of propane vehicles in their fleet, etc.).
  • Explain propane autogas.
  • Provide cost savings (fuel, maintenance) by adopting propane autogas.

Real-World Propane Deployment
Paul Strobis, Director of Paratransit, Broward County Transit

  • Discuss firsthand experience with propane autogas transit vehicles.
  • Provide overview of propane autogas fleet (what kind of propane vehicles, how are they used, percentage of propane vehicles in their fleet, etc.).
  • Explain propane autogas.
  • Provide cost savings (fuel, maintenance) by adopting propane autogas.

Fueling & Infrastructure
David Rigney, National Account Manager, AmeriGas.
Kevin Ohnoutka, Territory Sales Rep, AmeriGas.

  • Introduction of the company.
  • Overview of propane supply in Missouri.
  • Fueling and infrastructure options.

VW Trust Fund Program
Joy Johnson, Air Pollution Control Program, Department of Natural Resources.

  • Introduction of the Volkswagen Trust Fund program.
  • Funds available in Missouri.
  • Eligibility requirements for each program, funding limits, and the application process.
    • Who to contact.
    • What is needed.
    • Specific timeline.

Q&A and Final Thoughts
Steve Whaley

This webinar is brought to you by Missouri Propane Education & Research Council, Propane Education & Research Council, AmeriGas and Missouri Department of Natural Resources.