July 16, 2021. A public transportation service in Altoona, Pennsylvania, revealed some major upgrades it has received with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Altoona Metro Transit (Amtran), located at 3301 5th Ave, reveals the addition of seven new compressed natural gas (CNG) powered buses, a renovated driver’s lounge and new upgrades to the company’s 120-year-old garage. Company officials are very pleased with the upgrades.

Amtran remained open all throughout the pandemic since public transportation was classified as an essential service.

Other renovation projects were also unveiled today such as renovations to the dispatch and administrative offices and some technology upgrades.