(Family Features) Diesel school buses are not only expensive to operate, they pose risks to children’s health and the environment. There are two practical energy choices for clean student transportation: propane and electric. However, when evaluating the complete life-cycle emissions and cost of electric buses, the economic and environmental benefits of propane buses are clear, according to the experts at the Propane Education & Research Council. With or without available funding, propane buses cost a fraction of electric buses, allowing school districts to replace their aging diesel fleets faster and further reduce harmful emissions. Learn more at BetterOurBuses.com.