Ever wonder how a school bus was made? The school bus is the safest mode of trans-portation used today to provide transportation for students to and from school. Unlike other vehicles on the road there are specific features built into the bus as a means to ensure the safety of passengers. This includes the high back […]
We have been informed by some of our school bus operators about a shortage of drivers as we begin the new school year. Consequently, there may be delays on certain bus routes, varying in severity. If you have an account on the Transportation Portal (https://busplannerweb.torontoschoolbus.org/), you can subscribe to receive notifications regarding delays on your […]
The student transportation portal is open. If your children use transportation, please log on and confirm your child’s information. For any updates, please contact your local school. Still haven’t signed up? Please create an account now at https://bit.ly/3PzOkRn
This new school year will continue to have a phased-in approach for Toronto students. Students with special needs and students from select other schools will have access to service beginning on Tuesday September 5th. Pending driver availability, remaining students will begin service on Monday, September 11. See the full letter here: https://www.torontoschoolbus.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Letter-August-2023-Update.pdf
I don’t remember my first day of school but I can only imagine the excitement and the trepidation that I must have felt. Standing there waiting for the school bus to show and then boarding that huge yellow vehicle filled with people I didn’t know and leaving my parents behind. Thank goodness for my big […]
As we approach the end of the school year, many students and families are looking forward to the summer. Transportation staff are already gearing up to get routes ready for those students who are participating in summer school as well as planning for September.
We hope that all parents have contacted their local schools and confirmed […]
The Transportation Portal is a new tool that the Transportation unit has provided to help parents access information about their child’s transportation. After registering for an account (by selecting the ‘parent’ link in the top right hand corner on the website) families are able to add their children to their account and information about their […]
Winter has arrived and with it inclement weather that may force the closure of schools and/or the cancellation of bus service. Staff in Transportation Services are on alert when snow storms are forecasted. Early in the morning Consortium transportation staff review if roads are passable, and the current and predicted temperatures & weather conditions across […]
October brings beautiful fall colours and School Bus Safety Week.
This year School Bus Safety Week runs October 17-21, 2022
We encourage all schools with buses to bring these timely reminders to their bus students during
School Bus Safety Week and throughout the year.
Be on time at your bus stop (be 5 minutes early)
Wait safely at your stop […]