ERIC Number: ED162907
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Oct
Reference Count: 0
ESTEEM - Encouraging School Transportation Effective Energy Management - Fuel Economy Management Handbook for Directors of Pupil Transportation, School District Administrators, Transportation Department Management.
BRI Systems, Inc., Phoenix, AZ.
This publication is a guide for school districts to reduce pupil transportation costs and save energy. The information presented is based upon: (1) energy saving programs implemented by school districts; (2) government and industry research efforts in fuel economy; (3) the successful experiences of commercial trucking fleets to save fuel; and (4) fuel saving practices that have been implemented by school districts and commercial fleets to reduce waste. The seven parts of this guide are: (1) Introduction; (2) Reviewing the need for a fuel economy program; (3) Understanding what contributes to fuel economy; (4) Developing your solution to the energy crisis; (5) Guidelines for increasing fuel economy; (6) Conclusion; and (7) Reference information. The third part of this document discusses the driving environment variables that influence fuel economy and provides a framework for practical and sound recommendations to save fuel which are offered in parts four and five. Part four presents step-by-step guidelines for reducing fuel use in a school district. Part five explains effective fuel economy actions for each area of pupil transportation. Part six presents suggestions on implementing fuel economy management. A bibliography is included in part seven. (Author/MR)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Transportation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: BRI Systems, Inc., Phoenix, AZ.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to marginal legibility of original document