LCTA to receive a natural gas fueling station by 2021

By Melanie Mizenko - [email protected] | April 20th, 2017 6:18 pm

Luzerne County Transportation Authority will receive one of the 29 compressed natural gas fueling stations.

Governor Tom Wolf announced Thursday the $84.5 million statewide project, which will supply gas to more than 1,6000 natural gas buses throughout the commonwealth as part of a public private partnership.

County of Lackawanna Transportation System will also receive a station.

Construction of the stations will begin in 2018 and is expected to be completed by 2021. The COLTS station includes public fueling. Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will receive a 15 percent royalty, excluding taxes, for each gallon of fuel sold to the public, which will be used to support the cost of the project.

Other agencies receiving the stations include

• Cambria County Transportation Authority, Johnstown Facility — includes public fueling.

• Central Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, York Facility — includes public fueling.

• Mid Mon Valley Transportation Authority

• Cambria County Transportation Authority, Ebensburg Facility

• Westmoreland County Transportation Authority

• Centre Area Transportation Authority

• Beaver County Transportation Authority

• Crawford Area Transportation Authority

• New Castle Area Transportation Authority — includes public fueling.

• Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority, Allentown Facility

• County of Lebanon Transportation Authority

• Altoona Metro Transit

• Central Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, Gettysburg Facility

• Butler Transportation Authority

• Indiana County Transportation Authority — includes public fueling.

• Erie Metropolitan Transportation Authority — includes public fueling.

• Mercer County Regional Council of Governments

• Fayette Area Coordinated Transportation System

• Monroe County Transportation Authority

• Area Transportation Authority of North Central PA, Bradford Facility

• Area Transportation Authority of North Central PA, Johnsonburg Facility

• DuBois, Falls Creek, Sandy Township Joint Transportation Authority

• Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority, Easton Facility

• Schuylkill Transportation System

• Transit Authority of Warren County

• Capital Area Transit

• Port Authority of Allegheny County

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By Melanie Mizenko

[email protected]

Reach Melanie Mizenko at 570-991-6116 or on Twitter @TL_MMizenko


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