Contact your Senators: Act Now and tell your senators to support the Clean School Bus Grant Program. Or call the US Capital switchboard (202.224.3121 ) and ask for your senator. To send a letter, address it to The Honorable [your senator’s name], U.S. Senate, Washington, DC 20510.
Write a letter to the editor: Get the word out in your community. Write a letter to your local paper expressing your support to clean-up old dirty school buses. To get ideas about what to write for your area, click here to find the UCS state-specific press release for the School Bus Pollution Report Card 2006.
Join the Campaign & Encourage Others: Keep up on the latest by joining the CleanSchoolBus.org Alliance of over 500 health, education, medical, environmental, and transportation advocates and officials from around the nation, and encouraging other individuals and organizations to do so as well. Send us an email, with your contact information including your profession and/or affiliated organization, and we will send you campaign updates and work with you on both national actions and activities in your area.
Join ranks: Use our petition and work with others to sign up support for the School Bus Grant Program. A strong community voice will make a difference!
Work with your local school: Contact your local PTA or school board to explore options to fund clean school buses or help pass a resolution calling for clean school buses.
Are you a student?: Talk to your teacher, your principal, or write a letter to your school board telling them to support cleaner school buses. You can also write an article for your school newspaper about the campaign. Use our petition to gather student support from across your school to let your leaders know that school bus riders want cleaner school buses.
Spread the word on the web: Do you have a website or know someone with a website? Add a link on your site to www.cleanschoolbus.org and help spread the word.