It is time for our school niños in our communities to enjoy healthy rides. Clean, zero-emissions electric school buses will do more than clean up our air. These buses will serve as a long-term beneficial investment for school districts and infrastructure. Although electric buses may cost more upfront, they cost less to maintain over their entire lifetime, and each bus will save around $11,000 per year at the pump when compared to their diesel counterparts. Electric school buses will also reduce greenhouse gas emissions by almost 80%. Replacing just one diesel school bus with an electric bus is equivalent to taking 27 cars off the road. With fewer diesel emissions, kids and communities won’t be forced to breathe toxic pollutants that aggravate or increase incidents of respiratory illness. It will also be a big step in the right direction in the fight against climate change.
School boards around the nation are committing to transition to electric buses. In Florida, our school boards will do the same if the communities raise their voices for our children. By working together we can make this a reality.
Fill out this form to email the school board members of the following counties: Miami-Dade, Hillsborough, Palm Beach, Orange, Osceola, and Volusia.