Go Green

Blue Bird believes strongly in the preservation of the environment as it leads to a safer, healthier world for the children we strive to protect every day. Additionally, Blue Bird believes in offering customers the choices which they need to be able to respond to dynamically changing markets specific to their areas. For these two objectives, Blue Bird commits itself to being a strong environmental steward by both the exploration of alternative fuel vehicles throughout our Full School Bus Product Line and the implementation of environmentally conscious manufacturing processes.


Propane-Powered Vision The Propane-Powered Vision
Blue Bird recently launched the Propane-Powered Vision Bus, which is a fully integrated and purpose-built Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) bus, engineered to the same exacting standards as other Blue Bird products. This product is the first dedicated propane-powered school bus offered by a major manufacturer in the United States since 2002 and is also available for activity/MFSAB applications. The bus is powered by the GM 8.1L engine, which is designed and engineered to operate on propane by Powertrain Integration using CleanFUEL USA's Liquid Propane Injection System. Propane itself is a safe, clean, and reliable alternative fuel with an established infrastructure system throughout North America.
Compressed Natural Gas powered All American Compressed Natural Gas
Powered All American

Blue Bird was the first major school bus manufacturer to offer CNG as a fuel option in a full-size bus in 1991, and has offered CNG buses continuously ever since. Today, Blue Bird remains committed to furthering CNG as a school bus fuel option. Blue Bird's current CNG offering consists of the Transit-style Type D All American Rear Engine powered by the Cummins ISL CNG engine.