public transportation http://kmuw.org en Lawrence Looking At Natural Gas To Fuel New City Buses http://kmuw.org/post/lawrence-looking-natural-gas-fuel-new-city-buses <p>City leaders in Lawrence are putting the brakes on plans to purchase new buses for their public transportation fleet. They're giving another look at using compressed natural gas as a power source. The city had planned to buy three diesel and diesel-electric hybrid buses, but it's re-thinking the purchase because of the lower cost of natural gas.<br><br>A feasibility study four years ago compared the fuel costs, but that was before natural gas prices dropped and supplies increased.<br><br>The average price for diesel fuel nationally is about $3.90 per gallon.<br> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 12:10:15 +0000 Associated Press 22465 at http://kmuw.org Your Guide To Bicycle Month In Wichita http://kmuw.org/post/your-guide-bicycle-month-wichita <p>May has been proclaimed Bicycle Month. The city of Wichita is celebrating by highlighting recent bike path improvements and by looking forward to what's next. There are also many bicycle-related events planned throughout the city.</p><p><strong>Highlighted Events</strong><br><br><span style="line-height: 1.5;">May 17 is Bike to Work Day, which will include breakfast stations around Wichita from 7:00 to 9:00 and free lunch at Old Town Square from 11:30 to 1:30.</span></p><p>Breakfast station locations:</p> Fri, 10 May 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Carla Eckels 16905 at http://kmuw.org Your Guide To Bicycle Month In Wichita