WASHINGTON, D.C. - In an effort to reduce its carbon footprint, the University of Georgetown switched to a 20 percent biodiesel blend on its transportation shuttle buses and other university staff vehicles. For the full story, click here.
The new CNG fueling facility will feature two 250-hp compressors, producing 700 standard cubic feet per minute, with options for up to three more. The station will allow for fueling from four dispensers.
Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority's facility achieved this certification through sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection and indoor environmental quality.
Key benefits associated with electrifying the 51 miles of rail line between San Francisco and San Jose also include a reduction of greenhouse gases, increased frequency and speed of train service, reduced engine noise, and reduced traffic congestion from automobiles along US 101 and interstate 280.
For several years, environmental groups and some nearby residents had been concerned about the potential risks of the gas tanks, which are located right across from a local community center and park.
San Joaquin Regional Transit District Tulare County's Porterville Transit plans to procure two Catalyst buses each.
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