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Clean School Bus USA
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   Toyota Motor Corporation to provide funding for school districts for clean school buses.
  Map of 2003 and 2004 Clean School Bus Demonstration Projects.

Clean School Bus USA
The goal of Clean School Bus USA is to reduce both children's exposure to diesel exhaust and the amount of air pollution created by diesel school buses.

  • 24 million children ride the school bus every day.

  • On average, students spend an hour and a half each weekday in a school bus.

  • School buses drive more than 4 billion miles each year.

 Key Topics:
Transportation and Air Quality

Consumer Information

On-road Vehicles and Engines

Nonroad Engines, Equipment, and Vehicles

Fuels and Fuel Additives

Voluntary Programs

Transportation and Air Quality Planning

Modeling, Testing, and Research


School buses are the safest way for children to get to school. However, pollution from diesel vehicles has health implications for everyone, especially children. By working together, we can reduce pollution from public school buses making sure that school buses are also a very clean way for children to get to school. Clean School Bus USA brings together partners from business, education, transportation, and public health organizations to work toward these goals:

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