· 36 FEWER PASSENGER CARS- Smoother Commutes
Every school bus takes 36 private passenger vehicles off the road. That means less time sitting in traffic, quieter and less congested intersections and a shorter commute for everyone.
· 180 MILLION GALLONS FUEL SAVED-Less Time at the Pump
Each parent who has his or her child ride the bus to school will save approximately 180 gallons of fuel per year, $663 in fuel costs, and 3,600 miles from being put on the family car.
· 50 TIMES MORE SAFE-Out of Harm’s Way
Students who ride the bus are 50 times more likely to arrive at school safely than when they drive themselves or ride with friends.
· 44.6 BILLION FEWER LBS CO2-Pollution Reduced
Some 44.6 billion pounds of CO2 are saved each year by using school buses instead of private passenger vehicles.