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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 2017-2018 year are now available

Questions About Your Bus Route
Contact Your Transportation Cluster Manager

Magnet Questions & Answers: For Parents

Transportation News

Employees On the Move
  • Mr. Christopher Bull, currently Bus Route Supervisor (Acting), as Bus Route Supervisor.
  • Ms. Susan R. Carroll, currently Transportation Safety Trainer I, as Bus Route Supervisor.
  • Ms. Linda L. Hoover, currently Transportation Cluster Manager (Acting), as Transportation Cluster Manager, Clarksburg Transportation Administration.
  • Mr. Michael K. Lewis, currently Operations Manager, Office of the Chief Operating Officer, as Safety/Staff Development Manager, Safety/Training Unit.
  • Mr. Hansraj Roopnarine, currently Bus Operator I, as Bus Route Supervisor.
  • Mr. Claude H. Severin, currently Bus Route Supervisor, as Transportation Dispatcher.
  • Mr. Reginald J. Smith, currently IT Systems Specialist, Environmental Services/IAQ, as IT Systems Specialist, Transportation Support Services Unit.
  • Ms. Margaret T. Wilkerson, currently Administrative Operations Secretary (Acting), as Administration Operations Secretary, Randolph Transportation Administration.

2018-2019 School Year Bus Schedules

Bus schedules for the 2018-2019 school year will be published online in August. They will also be mailed to families by schools as a part of the summer mailing.

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 calendars, access email and find other information below.


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

Contact Employee & Retiree Services Center

Call: 301-517-8100 | E-mail:

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