Several county departments are feeling the squeeze as fuel costs continue to rise around the nation.
With no relief in sight, temporary changes are quickly becoming policy.
“We’ve gotten down to minimal trips at this point,” said public works director Kyle Zimmerman. “We’re doing a lot more carpooling.”
At Los Alamos Public Schools, bus drivers are undergoing training to improve their driving habits, with the aid of maintenance software that individually graphs and reports their driving patterns.