Transit Authority to Build CNG Station at New Maintenance Facility in Kentucky
On Wednesday, Lextran will hold the ribbon cutting and grand opening for their new headquarters in Lexington, Kentucky, which will feature new maintenance facilities and a natural gas fueling station.
The new facilities will improve reliability of the bus fleet operations with seven fully-equipped maintenance bays, and in June, construction will begin on a CNG fueling component to accommodate Lextran’s seven CNG vehicles that began revenue service earlier this month. A temporary fueling solution is being used until construction is completed.
“Lextran’s new headquarters allows us to better serve our ridership, contributes to the neighborhood, and invests in the future of transit for Lexington,” said Jeff Fugate, chairman of the Lextran Board of Directors.
The new CNG vehicles were purchased using a federal Congestion Mitigation Air Quality (CMAQ) grant.