By Lauren Tyler, NGT News.
Officials with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and rabbittransit in York, Pa., held a ribbon-cutting ceremony yesterday to welcome the commonwealth’s newest public compressed natural gas (CNG) station.
As reported, the newly opened facility is the second public CNG station Love’s Trillium CNG designed, built and maintains for numerous transit authorities in Pennsylvania as part of a public-private partnership (P3) PennDOT awarded to the company last year.
“CNG is clean transportation fuel. Not only will it help reduce our carbon footprint, but it will help reduce our maintenance costs, as well as create jobs in Pennsylvania. We couldn’t be more pleased to be a partner in this initiative in bringing public-private fueling stations to the commonwealth,” says Richard Farr, rabbittransit executive director.
According to Love’s Trillium CNG, the P3 project will provide CNG to more than 1,600 buses at transit agencies across Pennsylvania. rabbittransit has one CNG bus, and eight additional CNG buses will be delivered next month.