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.

Transportation News

Apply for Summer Work! (Current Bus Attendants and Bus Operators Only)
Bus attendants and bus operators interested in applying for summer work may apply online HERE. Applications are only available from MCPS workstations and close May 28, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.

2021 DOT Return to In-Person Training  Now Available
All Department of Transportation employees must complete the Return to In-Person Training online modules before returning to work. The modules will address health and safety reminders, de-escalation strategies to support students, and information about seizures/epilepsy. Employees can access the modules from MyMCPS Classroom using their MCPS credentials. Employees should login to their MCPS Outlook accounts to check their username and password are valid.  Password reset information can be found HERE.

Bus Schedules Now Available
Bus schedules are available here for regular and magnet transportation.  Questions about your bus route should be directed to the transportation cluster manager who supervises your child's school.

#BeSafeBeSeen - Pedestrian Safety Campaign
Click the links below to view video reminders about pedestrian safety:
Seat Belts on MCPS School Buses
The MCPS Department of Transportation is proud to announce that it is taking student safety on school buses to the next level. As part of our ongoing commitment to safety, MCPS has begun the process of phasing in seat belt equipped buses.  Read More Here

 

MCPS Replacing 326 Diesel School Buses with Electric School Buses Over Next Four Years
Click HERE for the press release detailing DOT's commitment to sustainability by purchasing electric buses for replacement buses.

Contact Us

Central Administration

16651 Crabbs Branch Way
Rockville, Maryland 20855
Phone:  240-740-6200

Contact information for other units

Questions About Your Bus Route

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

Interested in Driving a School Bus?
Apply now to begin paid training as a school bus operator.

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) - Updated March 2018

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

EEA Student Transportation
To delineate MCPS transportation services and safety guidelines for transporting public and nonpublic school students.

EEA-EA Student Transportation
Denominational and parochial school students entitled to transportation.

EEA-RA Transportation of Students 
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 calendars, access email and find other information below.

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 2020-2021 year

Questions About Your Bus Route
Contact Your Transportation Cluster Manager

Magnet Questions & Answers: For Parents

Safe Routes to Schools