Ditching diesel and speeding up the rollout of (net zero) emissions will prevent more lives from being lost and needlessly harmed. It’s not just the public’s health that would gain from cleaner buses. A faster switch is vital if we are going to meet our climate goals.
Transitioning to electric alternatives is an important and bold step toward a clean (tomorrow). For the well-being of current and future generations, we must shift the status quo from our polluting transportation systems to ones that are accessible, reliable and powered by renewable energy.
Public transit is one of the most effective ways individuals can reduce GHG emissions since a bus will emit 80 percent less carbon dioxide than a car … . If people rode buses rather than drive their individual cars, we would see a significant reduction in emissions. Public transit is a top public health solution.
Amy Litzer of Wausau
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