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VIA Metropolitan Transit of San Antonio, Texas runs 98 percent of its transit bus fleet on propane and uses nearly 2.5 million gallons of propane annually. In a statement, John M. Milam, VIA’s president and CEO, said, “VIA is pleased to receive this award and we fully back the propane industry’s efforts to promote the use of alternative fuels to advance the economic, environmental, and energy security of the nation.  We chose this fuel to help reduce our fleet emissions and to demonstrate that propane could be a viable alternative fuel for transit systems
2004 Propane Exceptional Energy Fleet Award Winners (PERC)
The City of San Antonio, Texas was recognized as an outstanding example of how local governments can create an economical, self-sufficient, and environmentally conscious fleet program. The City operates four propane-refueling stations throughout San Antonio to keep its fleet of 363 propane-powered light- and medium-duty trucks running. This year, the City of San Antonio will add another 100 light-duty propane vehicles.