The $4.3-million station is scheduled to open in March 2014. Plans call for Columbus to have 440 CNG vehicles in its fleet by 2020. Officials estimate this will save the city about $1.9 million annually in fuel costs because CNG, at $1.50 to $2 per gallon, is cheaper than diesel fuel.

The $4.3-million station is scheduled to open in March 2014. Plans call for Columbus to have 440 CNG vehicles in its fleet by 2020. Officials estimate this will save the city about $1.9 million annually in fuel costs because CNG, at $1.50 to $2 per gallon, is cheaper than diesel fuel.