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 2014-2015 year will be available in August

Questions About Your Bus Route
Contact Your Transportation Cluster Manager

Transportation News

Roll Down 2014-2015 (Bus Assignments) 
Employees may check their bus assignment for the 2014-15 school year online. Changes will not be made once the Roll Down is posted. Employees are reminded that AC buses are assigned based on need, not seniority. 
FY2015 Important Dates
  • July 8 - Regular Summer School Starts (ends August 1) 
  • August 21 - All Permanent Employees Report to Work (Orientation Day): 3 Hr Early Release 
  • August 25 - First Day of School for Students 
  • October 17 - Fall In-Service Meeting (COMAR): All Employees Must Report
  • January 20 - Winter In-Service Meeting (COMAR): All Employees Must Report

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)

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 permanent statuses, bus assignments and other information below.