School Bus

  • EarthTalk Q&A: Greener school buses?

    EarthTalk Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss Now that school is back in session, those big yellow diesel-fueled school buses are all over the roads again. While they’re relatively safe—and definitely old school—they’re also big polluters, chugging along at 4-6 miles to the gallon while creating a cloud of harmful...
  • School Bus Safety Legislation

    Sacramento / CALIFORNIA Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) this week introduced a measure to improve school bus safety. SB 1072 would require school buses in California to be equipped with child-safety alarm systems to ensure that children are not left on buses unattended and in potentially hazardous circumstances. “No parent should...