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

Congratulations: DOT Employees on the move

  • Ms. Lia Bailey, currently transportation routing specialist, Support Services Unit, to transportation assignment specialist, Support Services Unit.
  • Mr. Jorge Cruz, currently security assistant, Julius West Middle School, to transportation routing specialist, Support Services Unit.
  • Mr. Juan Perez-Jaime, currently bus operator I, Bethesda Depot, to transportation routing specialist, Support Services Unit.


Online Applications for Summer Employment 2019 Now Live!

Current bus attendants and bus operators interested in summer employment may apply online HERE.  The online portal is only accessible from MCPS workstations.  The deadline to be considered by seniority is Friday, March 29, 2019.  The final deadline to submit applications is Friday, May 31, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.  Questions should be directed to the Transportation Support Services Unit at 301-444-8580.

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.


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 (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 calendars, access email and find other information below.


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

Policies for students enrolled in magnet or special programs can be viewed 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 2018-2019 year now available

Questions About Your Bus Route
Contact Your Transportation Cluster Manager

Magnet Questions & Answers: For Parents