17 Apr '15, 10pm

41% of U.S. public transit buses use alt fuels, hybrid technology via @METROmagTweet #metro

• Orlando, Fla. – Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority (LYNX) and Nopetro have entered into a public-private partnership (P3) where the transit agency will receive a turnkey CNG fueling station and the generation of revenue from third-party customers. Under the terms of the P3, switching from diesel to CNG is expected to provide the agency with annual positive returns on its investment approximately three years from the scheduled completion, in the second half of 2015. LYNX will purchase and/or lease an initial 35 CNG buses and is projected to have more than 150 CNG buses within the next five years. The 150 CNG buses would represent half of its current pool of 300 diesel vehicles, resulting in a more fuel-diversified and environmentally friendly fleet.

Full article: http://www.metro-magazine.com/sustainability/news/293950/...

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