Missouri School Fleet Transitioning To Compressed Natural Gas

Parkway School District, which comprises more than two dozen schools in eastern Missouri, is deploying 30 compressed natural gas (CNG) buses next year as a part of a plan to modernize its fleet of 150 buses.

A report from the local Patch says the district's new buses will be delivered next year and go into service for the 2013-2014 school year. The district expects the buses to save approximately $100,000 annually in fuel costs.

The East-West Gateway Council of Governments recently approved a $1.5 million federal highway funding grant that will be used to purchase the buses and a refueling station.

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