Kansas City Commits To Natural Gas Bus Fleet

A KCATA bus | Photo courtesy of Creative Commons
All the existing busses in the KCATA fleet will eventually be replaced with natural-gas vehicles. | Photo courtesy of Creative Commons

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority put two new natural-gas powered buses into service, ordered 23 more and announced plans to eventually replace its entire fleet of 300 buses, which mostly use diesel, with natural-gas vehicles. The price of natural gas purchased by the ATA is about half the cost of diesel and a natural-gas bus is expected to save the ATA about $100,000 over its life.

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