Bus Hotline To Have Expanded Hours

Thursday, August 8, 2019

The beginning of a new year brings challenges in bus transportation and scheduling.  To help parents with questions about bus routes and stops, the Transportation Department will expand the hours the Bus Hotline will be available for questions and concerns. 

The expanded hours for the Hotline will be from 6 a.m.-6 p.m.  The Hamilton County Schools Transportation Department Hotline is 498-5555 - press 2 when the recording begins. 

Over 300 bus stop changes are being worked through Thursday and adjusted in the bus routes.  Parents, please check route updates on the district website each evening for the next few days as stop times may change when stops are added on a route. 

Click here for the bus route search.  To get route information, enter residence number and street in the first box and zip code in the website search.  People may also select a grade level.


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