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The St. Clair County Council on Aging, is getting six new compressed natural gas buses. The Blue Water Area Transit received grant funding from the federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement program to purchase the new buses and The Michigan Department of Transportation contributed a 20% local funding match. Council On Aging provides transportation for seniors and disabled passengers throughout St. Clair County. Buses are dispatched from each of the Council’s four centers in Port Huron, Marine City, Capac , nd Yale. Last year, the Council’s countywide transportation service traveled over 380, 000 miles to provide 65,500 rides. The Council on Aging, executive director Scott Crawford, stated, “These new buses will replace aging buses that are incurring very high maintenance costs for us,” The new Champion buses are expected to arrive this fall.