Electric school buses are the only kinds of buses to produce ZERO emissions. They are safer for our kids, cleaner for the environment, and ultimately cheaper; they can help local school districts save $10,000 to $12,000 money per year in maintenance and operation costs. They are the best investment in our children’s health.
Now, we continue to push state decision makers to dedicate funding for school districts to invest in electric school buses. Whether through Volkswagen settlement funds, partnerships with local utilities or co-ops, or other sources of financing, we must transition from dirty diesel fleets to clean, zero-emission electric school buses that won’t put the health of our children at risk.
Our children deserve to breathe clean air. Dirty diesel buses shouldn’t endanger them in their pursuit of an education. It’s time to fund a #CleanRide4Kids.