The vast majority of school buses in the United States run on diesel, a fossil fuel that has been shown to cause numerous health problems, including asthma, bronchitis, and cancer. Diesel exhaust is also a greenhouse gas, which contributes to climate change. However, there is an alternative: zero-emission battery electric school buses.
The technology is here, and electric school buses are ready to roll, but the question remains: how do schools pay for them? Read the full report to understand how schools, lawmakers and utilities can work together to speed the transition to zero emissions buses