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.

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 2015-2016 year are now available

Questions About Your Bus Route
Contact Your Transportation Cluster Manager

Magnet Questions & Answers: For Parents
Information About Magnet Bus Routes

Transportation News

 

Save the Date! Mandatory In-Service Meetings
All bus attendants and bus operators are required to attend the next in-service meeting scheduled for January 25, 2016. Leave will not be granted for this date.

 

Summer Work Online Application
Summer work applications are now available. Submissions must be completed online this year. The online portal is now open. It is only accessible from MCPS computer desktops. Ask a supervisor at your depot for assistance.
 
Schools at Holding Facilities
As of January 4, 2016 three elementary schools are housed at holding facilities during renovations:
- Brown Station ES @ Emory Grove Center (18100 Washington Grove Lane, Gaithersburg) 
- Wayside ES @ Grosvenor Center (5701 Grosvenor Lane, Bethesda)
- Wheaton Woods ES @ North Lake Center (15101 Bauer Dr, Rockville)

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.
 

Policies

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)

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.

Parents

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

Policies for students enrolled in magnet or special programs can be viewed below:

Montgomery County Public Schools

Contact MCPS

Call: 301-309-6277 | Spanish Hotline: 301-230-3073
E-mail: ASKMCPS@mcpsmd.org

Contact Employee & Retiree Services Center

Call: 301-517-8100 | E-mail: ersc@mcpsmd.org

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