Ivy League University Adopts Green Transit
The University's Transportation Services opened its own biodiesel filling station in Allston, allowing Harvard's 25 diesel vehicles - shuttle buses, maintenance and mail trucks, and dining services' vehicles - to run on cleaner-burning biodiesel. Harvard is the first Ivy League school to use biodiesel as the primary fuel for its entire diesel fleet. The new on-site filling station, located at Transportation Services' facility at 175 North Harvard St. in Allston, boasts an above-ground tank with state-of-the-art electronic dispensing and extensive safety features that holds 2,000 gallons of B20 biodiesel, a mixture of 20 percent soybean oil and 80 percent diesel.
Thanks to Jim Barrows