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.

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Transportation News

New Phone Numbers for Important Contacts
Please see new phone numbers for important contacts:
  • Central Administration:  240-740-6200
  • Shady Grove North Transportation Administration:  240-740-6222
  • Shady Grove North Dispatch:  240-740-6220
  • Shady Grove South Transportation Administration:  240-740-6215
  • Shady Grove South Dispatch:  240-740-6210
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

Save the Dates!
Monday, January 27, 2020: Winter In-Service Meeting (9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.)
  • Bethesda Depot @ Walter Johnson HS
  • Clarksburg Depot @ Clarksburg HS
  • Randolph Depot @ Kennedy HS
  • Shady Grove North Depot @ Gaithersburg HS
  • Shady Grove South Depot @ Magruder HS
  • West Farm Depot @ Springbrook HS
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.

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.


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