Sounds Assistants: Katie Neff and Mike Turner
Interviewer: Chris Capizzi
Music by: Blind Pilot, "We Are the Tide"
The bus hasn't been very active recently, not having an engine and all. We've done a decent job of raising some money for a replacement and even have a possible engine replacement. But alas, the bus isn't on the road and the adventure in our hearts yearns to be free.
For the past 4 months, Fleet Guardian has been (very kindly) looking after NASBUS for us. The time has now come for NASBUS to move along though. Still in need of a new engine, NASBUS will be hitching a ride to a storage facility in the area until we raise the funds for the new engine.
Speaking of a new engine, we've got a good prospect for a new engine, a serious upgrade from our old, fuel guzzling, problematic motor. We're still investigating the option, but you'll hear from us pretty soon if it's going to work out.
Help us renovate Wayne, our new bus! - $1000
You've probably heard by now that we had a new bus donated to us. Wayne is similar to NASBUS in dimensions and ready to take to the road. The initial renovations to Wayne include a full tune-up and a conversion to run on waste veggie oil! There are surely 100 people out there who'd love to see the new bus and could afford to donate $10 to make it happen.
Help us rehabilitate NASBUS! - $3000
You've probably also heard that NASBUS is needs a new engine. NASBUS is up in New Jersey on its lonesome waiting for the the heart transplant. NASBUS has hosted thousands and I'm sure we could gather some funds for the pricey operation. If 100 people threw down $30, NASBUS would be back on the road in no time to join Wayne in the Brave New Bus fleet.
That's right, Brave New Bus is now TWO busses. Nasbus is joined by Wayne, a year older, yet newer to the movement. Wayne came to us through a friend of a friend who in turn received the bus from a group of Australians. The Australian's bought the bus in Washington state to take it on a road-trip though Canada (sounds vaguely familiar...). In any case, the bus was a donation to the organization and it is in pretty good shape!