18 May '17, 4pm

#Pamplona Laketran opens $1.6M propane autogas fueling station, new buses

#Pamplona Laketran opens $1.6M propane autogas fueling station, new buses

Laketran recently added new propane fueling infrastructure and new vehicles. Officials from Lake County, Ohio’s Laketran commemorated a new 30,000 gallon propane fueling station and propane autogas-fueled public transit buses, which will be used for the agency’s Dial-a-Ride door-to-door, demand-response service. Laketran will be saving green and going green — the $1.6 million infrastructure investment will bring long term environmental and economic benefit to both Laketran and Lake County, according to the agency’s estimates. “Tightening standards for emissions and shrinking budgets have been driving the transportation industry toward alternative fuels now more than ever before,” explained Ben Capelle, Laketran’s deputy GM. “Laketran is always looking for more efficient ways to operate and reduce cost. Right now it costs about $64 a day per vehicle to fuel a Dial-a-Ride bu...

Full article: http://www.metro-magazine.com/sustainability/news/722511/...

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