Trillium will supply locally based service technicians for each facility and support WMATA's operations with 24/7 remote monitoring and service. Trillium took over operations of the fueling facilities on January 1, 2011.
Trillium specializes in optimizing CNG station performance. The company can improve CNG station performance and reliability, while allowing normal use of the fueling station during the upgrade period.
"Trillium is pleased to be the successful bidder on the WMATA CNG service contract. We look forward to providing them with a superb level of service and support, just as we do with all of our customers," stated Mark Barton, President of Trillium. "This also marks an important expansion for our company, because it broadens our operations on the East Coast."
Trillium is a national provider of CNG fueling services, specializing in serving high volume customers. The company currently provides fuel for thousands of natural gas vehicles every day, delivering more than 40 million gallons of CNG per year. Trillium customers include Los Angeles Metro, Orange County Transportation Authority, New York City Transit, MTA Bus Company in New York City, North County Transit District, Ft. Worth Transportation Authority, United Parcel Service, Los Angeles Unified School District, San Francisco Airport, Southern California Gas Company, the City of Berkeley, CA, the City of Scottsdale, AZ and other fleets and private customers in and around Los Angeles, San Francisco and Phoenix.
Trillium is a wholly-owned affiliate of Wagner & Brown Ltd, an independent oil and gas exploration company based in Midland, Texas.
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) was created by an interstate compact in 1967 to plan, develop, build, finance, and operate a balanced regional transportation system in the national capital area. The Authority began building its rail system in 1969, acquired four regional bus systems in 1973, and began operating the first phase of Metrorail in 1976. Metrobus serves the nation's capital 24 hours a day, seven days a week with 1,500 buses. Metrorail and Metrobus serve a population of 3.4 million within a 1,500-square mile jurisdiction.
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