FY2012 Clean Fuels Grants Project Selections

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Non-Attainment AL Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority Birmingham Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Replacement of Buses BJCTA will replace compressed natural gas (CNG) buses that have met their useful life with new CNG buses, extending the useful life of their fleet, and creating greater capacity and reliability for their ridership. $2,500,000
Non-Attainment CA Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) Bay Area Replace Diesel Trolleys with Electric Trolley Buses MTC will replace diesel buses with electric vehicles, reducing fuel consumption and emissions, while continuing to provide safe, affordable transit along a well-traveled route. $4,320,000
Non-Attainment CA Riverside Transit Agency Riverside Heavy-Duty CNG Bus Replacement RTA will purchase replacement compressed natural gas (CNG) buses to continue to provide energy efficient, environmentally friendly, and affordable transit. $2,400,000
Non-Attainment CO Colorado Department of Transportation Boulder Via Mobility Services (formerly Special Transit) - CNG-Fueled Universal Design Paratransit Vehicles Purchase Via Mobility Services will purchase paratransit vehicles fueled by compressed natural gas (CNG). These vehicles will provide a cost-effective and environmentally-friendly alternative to gasoline-powered vehicles. $136,950
Non-Attainment CT Greater Hartford Transit District Hartford Alternative Fuel Vehicle Purchase GHTC will purchase new paratransit vehicles powered by compressed natural gas (CNG), improving service reliability for transit riders while reducing emissions. $165,000
Non-Attainment FL Miami-Dade County Miami Transit Electric Engine Cooling System Miami-Dade Transit will retrofit its older model buses with new electric engine cooling systems, improving fuel economy and reducing emissions. This will also prevent the need for complete vehicle replacement and prolong the life of the fleet. $2,512,500
Non-Attainment GA Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority Atlanta Vehicle Replacements MARTA will replace compressed natural gas (CNG) buses that have met the end of their useful life with new CNG buses, thereby reducing emissions, extending the useful life of their fleet, and creating greater capacity and reliability for their ridership. $3,896,160
Non-Attainment IL Chicago Transit Authority Chicago Sixty-foot Diesel-Electric Hybrid Articulated Bus Purchase CTA will purchase sixty-foot articulated diesel-electric hybrid buses to replace forty-foot conventional diesel powered buses that have met the end of their useful lives. This purchase will reduce emissions, extend the useful life of their fleet, and create greater capacity and reliability for CTA’s ridership. $4,725,000
Non-Attainment KY Transit Authority of River City Louisville TARC Historic Replica Trolley Replacement TARC will replace its outdated Toonerville trolleys, the highest-emitting vehicles in its fleet, with zero-emission buses. This will help bring the system into compliance with emissions requirements, while greatly reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Louisville. $4,369,000
Non-Attainment MA Worcester Regional Transit Authority Worcester WRTA “Green Fleet” Electric Bus Procurement Project WRTA will replace diesel transit buses that have met the end of their useful life with zero-emission, all-electric buses, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, decreasing fuel consumption by WRTA, and saving on operations costs. $4,464,000
Non-Attainment MD Maryland Transit Administration Statewide Hybrid Bus Battery Replacements MTA will replace the battery on hybrid buses in its fleet that face the end of their useful life. Battery replacement increases the fuel economy of the bus, and decreases greenhouse gas emissions without replacing the bus itself. $402,500
Non-Attainment MN St. Cloud Metropolitan Transit Commission St. Cloud Operations Center building renovation and CNG fueling station construction St. Cloud MTC will renovate its bus storage and maintenance facility to accommodate the anticipated conversion to a fleet comprised of compressed natural gas (CNG) fueled vehicles. They will also construct a CNG fueling station. $3,354,335
Non-Attainment MO Kansas City Area Transportation Authority Kansas City CNG Vehicle Purchase KCATA will replace diesel buses that have met the end of their useful life with new compressed natural gas (CNG) buses, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, decreasing fuel consumption and saving on operating costs. $1,394,400
Non-Attainment NY Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA) Buffalo Compressed Natural Gas fueling station at the Frontier Bus Facility in Buffalo, New York. NFTA will build a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station at its Frontier Bus Facility to support the purchase of environmentally friendly transit vehicles, which will reduce greenhouse gas emissions, decrease fuel consumption and save on operating costs. $1,960,808
Non-Attainment OH Central Ohio Transit Authority Columbus CNG Monitoring System for McKinely Avenue facility renovation COTA will purchase a compressed natural gas (CNG) monitoring system that will allow the agency to monitor CNG fueling at its McKinley Avenue Operations Facility. The transition to CNG will allow COTA to decrease emissions and increase the use of domestically produced natural gas. $1,023,000
Non-Attainment OR City of Wilsonville -- SMART Transit Wilsonville SMART Bus Replacements SMART will replace buses that have met the end of their useful life with new clean fuel and hybrid buses that will reduce emissions, decrease fuel consumption and save on operating costs. $1,058,250
Non-Attainment PA Pennsylvania Dept of Transportation Butler Butler Transit Authority CNG Retrofits Butler Transit Authority (BTA), through the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, will install infrastructure for a natural gas fueling station to operate compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles at its Intermodal Transit Center. The transition to CNG will help BTA lead the way to clean energy in Butler County, improving air quality and reducing emissions. $2,400,000
Non-Attainment PA Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) Philadelphia 60-foot Hybrid Bus Replacements SEPTA will replace buses that have met the end of their useful life with new diesel-electric hybrid buses, which will reduce greenhouse gas emissions, decrease fuel consumption and save on operating costs. $3,000,000
Non-Attainment TN Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority Nashville MTA Electric Bus Purchase and Wayside Inductive Power Transfer System Implementation MTA will purchase zero-emissions electric buses and install a charging station at the Nestor Maintenance Facility, which will allow the transit agency to incorporate the first electric, zero-emissions vehicles into fixed-route service, thereby reducing emissions, decreasing fuel consumption and saving on operating costs. $3,043,200
Non-Attainment TX City of El Paso El Paso Sun Metro - Bus Replacements for Paratransit Sun Metro will replace buses that have met the end of their useful life with new compressed natural gas (CNG) paratransit vehicles, which will reduce greenhouse gas emissions, decrease fuel consumption and save on operating costs. The replacement will allow for 100 percent of the paratransit fleet to operate on natural gas. $1,225,246
Non-Attainment WA King County Department of Transportation King County Bus Hybrid Electric Cooling System for Engine Radiators - Retrofit to existing hybrid buses King County Metro will purchase hybrid cooling systems for its hybrid electric buses, which will improve vehicle performance and increase the fuel economy of the vehicles. The upgraded equipment will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help improve air quality in Seattle and the Central Puget Sound Region. $3,150,000
Attainment AZ Northern Arizona Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority Flagstaff NAIPTA will replace diesel buses with hybrid electric buses, thereby reducing emissions, extending the useful life of their fleet, and creating greater capacity and reliability for their fast-growing ridership. Vehicle Replacements $1,029,200
Attainment CA Monterey-Salinas Transit Monterey MST, in public-private partnership with WAVE, will replace a diesel vehicle with a new zero-emissions electric trolley, to reduce emissions and noise pollution, and introduce a green alternative to costly particulate filters. WAVE-MST Trolley Electrification $1,674,270
Attainment IL Springfield Mass Transit District Springfield SMTD will replace compressed natural gas (CNG) buses to maintain air-quality and provide for their fast-increasing ridership. CNG Vehicle Replacements $3,075,000
Attainment KY Transit Authority of the LFUCG Lexington LexTran will use funding to purchase a fully integrated thermal management system for buses to improve fuel economy, reduce maintenance costs, and lower greenhouse gas emissions. Integrated thermal management Brushless Alternator retrofit project $34,000
Attainment PA River Valley Transit (RVT) Williamsport RVT will use funding to modify an existing garage to accommodate compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles. The vehicles will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and provide a smoother, quieter ride for patrons. Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Garage Modifications & Fueling Addition $1,500,000
Attainment WA Washington State Department of Transportation Pullman Pullman Transit, through Washington State DOT, will purchase a new hybrid bus, replacing a heavy-duty bus, thereby reducing fuel consumption and carbon emission, while continuing to provide reliable service for a growing ridership. Pullman Transit Heavy Duty Bus Replacement with Low Floor Hybrid Bus $535,350