Vehicle emissions are the largest contributor to ground level ozone. Nitrogen oxides from vehicle emissions combined with volatile organic contanminants and sunlight to form ozone and ground level smog.
CMS is working in partnership with Clean Air Carolina to reduce vehicle idling time related to schools. CMS bus drivers have received training about the costs of idling in terms of both air emissions and fuel consumption. Signs have been posted at schools reminding parents and visitors to "Turn Off Your Engine" while waiting to pick up students or other guests. .
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District website (WWW.CMS.K12.NC.US) is in the process of
being updated to ensure compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
In the interim, any website accessibility concerns may be brought via the following, Email:
or Call: 980.343.0115.