Clean School Bus USA: Tomorrow's Buses for Today's Children.
To read the full text of this article, click here: http://www.eric.ed.gov/ERICWebPortal/contentdelivery/servlet/ERICServlet?accno=ED524619
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is ensuring that all new buses meet tighter standards developed to reduce diesel emissions and improve safety. Today's new buses are cleaner--60 times cleaner than buses built before 1990--and feature additional emergency exits, improved mirror systems, and pedestrian safety devices. But replacing America's school bus fleet will take time because diesel school buses can operate for 20 to 30 years. This paper describes Clean School Bus USA, a national, innovative program designed to help communities reduce emissions from diesel school buses. This program provides resources and assistance to fleet owners and operators as well as educators, transportation officials, and community partners committed to improving school bus fleets and protecting children's health. A case study of Pinellas County's adoption of the Clean School Bus USA program is presented.
|Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback|
|Date:||Aug 1, 2010|
|Previous Article:||Practical Use of ICT in Science and Mathematics Teachers' Training at Dar es Salaam University College of Education: An Analysis of Prospective...|
|Next Article:||Information and Communication Technology Literacy: What Do Businesses Expect and What Do Business Schools Teach? Research Report. ETS RR-10-17.|