WebTrips: Field Trip Request System

News

  • Does your school need help with WebTrips? The Transportation Field Trip Unit staff will be happy to answer your questions. Please call (301) 444-8610 for assistance.
  • New field trip rates for FY 2015 will be billed at $36.50 per hour and $1.70 per mile. MCPS budgeted trips, such as activity buses, interscholastic sports and grant trips, will be billed at $25.00 per hour and $1.20 per mile. 
  • All trips will continue to have at least a mandatory 10-mile minimum deadhead mileage charge and a one-half hour refueling charge. Weekend and off-hour trips have one hour for deadhead time and refueling. 
  • Please avoid billing errors by using the correct fund and trip category combination. Make sure that your trip category on the trip request matches the first 3 letters of the fund name.
  • Please help the Department of Transportation by entering and approving your school trip requests 10 days in advance. You need to call the Field Trip Unit for all trip requests entered with less than 10 days notice to make sure that the trip request is approved.

Using WebTrips

 

 

 

 

 

General Information 

  • MCPS Approved Carrier List: You must log into "My MCPS", then check under "Additional Resources" and you will see a Bus icon for.

Field Trip Rules

  • Trips can be requested any time other than morning and afternoon peak hour transportation times
  • Trips may be for distances up to 50 miles one way during school days
  • School day window for field trip operations is from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Trips must be requested ten days prior to the trip date
  • Each bus may carry a maximum of 55 passengers.

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