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Spotlight

Drive a Bus

Looking to help out in your community? Consider being a school bus driver. All of our school bus companies are looking for individuals who will make a difference in their community. Training provided by the bus companies. If interested, please visit our Provider page on our website to find the bus company in your area. […]

Winter is Coming!!

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 […]

The School Bus – How a Bluebird Bus is Made

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 […]

School Bus Driver Shortage Impacting Some Bus Routes

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 […]

Transportation Portal Now Open

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

Staggered Start Date for Student Transportation

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 3rd.  Pending driver availability, remaining students will begin service on Monday, September 9th.

First Day of School

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 […]

Summer in Transportation

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 […]

Transportation Portal

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 […]

School Bus Safety Week

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.

 

Please remember:

 

Be on time at your bus stop (be 5 minutes early)

Wait safely at your stop […]