In the News: Schools, COTA use VW settlement funds for new, cleaner vehicles

The Columbus Dispatch recently wrote about new sustainable transportation investments throughout Ohio as a result of a national settlement against Volkswagen.

The news outlet said, Ohio’s share of the settlement is $75.3 million. Ohio State will retire six 2002 diesel buses and replace them with CNG buses that will arrive in July. Settlement funds will pay for half of the roughly $3 million cost.

“We’re committed to compressed natural gas,” said Beth Snoke, Ohio State's director of Transportation and Traffic Management. “It’s a resource that we have readily available.”

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