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

Important Hiring Message:
The Department of Transportation hiring office is continuing to screen applicants for the Bus Operator positions. Please note that due to the current situation, the screening process may take longer than usual. We thank you in advance for your patience.

#BeSafeBeSeen - Pedestrian Safety Campaign
Click the links below to view video reminders about pedestrian safety:
New Phone Numbers for Important Transportation Contacts
Please see new phone numbers for important contacts HERE.
 
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 in time for the 2019-2020 school year.  Read More Here

Come Work For Us! Now Hiring Bus Operators
Receive competitive pay (including paid training), great benefits and make the difference in the life of a child! Click HERE for more information and apply through MCPS Careers. DOT is continuing to screen applicants for Bus Operator positions.  Please note that due to the current situation, the screening process may take longer than usual.  We thank you in advance for your patience.

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 2019-2020 year are now available

Questions About Your Bus Route
Contact Your Transportation Cluster Manager

Magnet Questions & Answers: For Parents

Safe Routes to Schools