- Cut back on nondistrict athletic contests and other extracurricular activities, especially ones more than 75 miles away.
- Bus stops should be no closer than 500 feet apart. I, and a line of cars, frequently stopped three times within 300 feet to pick up students in a village. All of us, and the bus, idling and wasting gas at each stop. Students don't deserve door-to-door service and can walk several hundred feet. Exceptions should certainly be made for safety reasons.
- School divisions should consider bus routes only on main roads. Parents should be responsible to getting students to stops at the entrance to subdivisions, etc.
- A four-day school week would offer many energy efficiencies for schools. But, the negatives may outweigh the positives.
What are your fuel efficient thoughts?