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

DOT Employees On the Move
Congratulations to the following employees!
  • Sheena Seegers, currently transportation specialist, Support Services Unit, as bus operations manager, DOT Central Administration
  • Edwin Blanco Ruiz, currently senior trainer, Safety/Training Unit, as depot manager, Clarksburg Transportation Administration
  • Kimberly Brown, currently transportation cluster manager, Clarksburg Transportation Administration, as depot manager, West Farm Transportation Administration
  • Jorge Cruz, currently transportation router, Support Services Unit, as transportation assistant senior router, Support Services Unit
  • Shelly Harter, currently bus route supervisor, Clarksburg Transportation Administration, as assistant supervisor, Support Services Unit
  • Flor Salazar, currently transportation safety trainer I, Support Services Unit, as transportation safety trainer II, Support Services Unit
  • Neal Capple, currently router, Pasco County Public Schools, as transportation router, Support Services Unit
  • Vladimir Valikhovsky, currently bus operator, Shady Grove South Depot, as transportation router, Support Services Unit
  • Stephanie Jimenez Cortes, currently bus operator, Clarksburg Depot, as safety trainer I, Support Services Unit
  • Elizabeth Lewis, currently transportation staff assistant, Human Resources Unit, as safety trainer I, Safety/Training Unit
  • Kaelin Brady, currently transportation safety trainer I, Safety/Training Unit, as administrative operations secretary, Safety/Training Unit
  • Janice Lee, currently bus attendant, Clarksburg Depot, as administrative operations secretary, Support Services Unit
  • Genara Romero-Cruz , currently school secretary, Oak View Elementary School, as administrative operations secretary, West Farm Transportation Administration
  • Mary Smith, currently bus operator, Clarksburg Depot, as field trip assistant, Field Trip Unit
#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.


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 2021-2022 year are now available

Questions About Your Bus Route
Contact Your Transportation Cluster Manager

Magnet Questions & Answers: For Parents

Safe Routes to Schools