Alternative fuel station coming to East Texas
POSTED: Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - 6:55pm
UPDATED: Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 12:17pm
Tyler (KETK) — The City of Tyler is keeping up with technology and moving forward with the times.
The first public access alternative fueling station was unveiled on Wednesday.
The event took place at a ribbon cutting ceremony in downtown Tyler.
The station offers compressed natural gas and liquefied petroleum gas.
Experts tell KETK, the new alternative will help save money, provide a cleaner environment and help America to become more energy efficient.
Accessible Cab Company of Tyler/Smith County unveiled their new fleet of taxis that run on natural gas.
And, a new app for your smartphone was also unveiled.
It's called Nex Taxi.
For more information on the app, CLICK HERE.
The actual gas station will be located at 425 North Bois D' Arc.
It will not be open to the public until mid-October or November.
The temporary station, which is also located on North Bois D' Arc, is for private use only.
When it does open to the public, the gas is expected to cost $1.57 to $1.99 a gallon.