Department of Transportation

The Department of Transportation strives to achieve Customer Delight by providing safe, timely, and efficient transportation that contributes to the educational success of all students through staff committed to excellence and continuous improvement.

Parent Resources

About Riding the School Bus
Who rides, rules, routes, and more.

Emergency Closing Information
How to find out if school is open, closed, or delayed

Bus Routes & School Bell Times
Online bus routes for the 2014-2015 year are now available

Questions About Your Bus Route
Contact Your Transportation Cluster Manager

Magnet Questions & Answers: For Parents
Information About Magnet Bus Routes

Transportation News

 
Bell Time Changes & Bus Routes for 2015-2016
New bell times for the 2015-16 school year can be found here. Bus routes for new stop times and route changes will be posted in August. 

 
High School:     7:45 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 
Middle School:  8:05 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Elementary #1:  9:00 a.m. - 3:25 p.m. 
Elementary #2:  9:25 a.m. - 3:50 p.m. 
 
Summer Employment: Important Dates for Employees
June 22 - 25: Summer work bid series by appointment
 
June 26: Summer School Meeting & Dry Run @ Rockville HS (7:30 - 9:30 a.m.) 
 
Bus Operators & Attendants: First Day Back to Work is August 27th
All bus operators and attendants must be report back to work on August 27th to complete orientation and a dry run.
 

Contact Us

Central Administration

16651 Crabbs Branch Way
Rockville, Maryland 20855
Phone: (301) 840-8130

Contact information for other units 

Questions About Your Bus Route

Who is responsible for your child's bus route and how to contact them 

Web Maintenance

Can't find what you're looking for? Please email the DOT Webmaster for help, questions or comments.
 

Policies

For information on Montgomery County Public Schools transportation policies and other information, click on the following links:

Just Cause Standards For Bus Attendants & Bus Operators (JCSBABO)

Outline of employee expectations & consequences in order to provide a fair and transparent system for managing infractions.

EEA Student Transportation (PDF 38K)
To delineate MCPS transportation services and safety guidelines for transporting public and nonpublic school students.

EEA-EA Student Transportation (PDF 12K)
Denominational and parochial school students entitled to transportation.

EEA-RA Transportation of Students (PDF 40K)
To establish procedures for transporting students attending public or nonpublic schools, etc.

DOT Processes Documents

To outline the strategic plan of transportation performance and it's implementation.

Staff Resources

Employees can check permanent statuses, bus assignments and other information below.

Parents

Parents can complete forms online, save and then send to transportation.

Policies for students enrolled in magnet or special programs can be viewed below:

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