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    The Seattle Public Schools Transportation Department provides yellow bus, door-to-door, Metro, and cab service to a variety of students attending Seattle Public Schools and Head Start.

    Transportation Service Standards 2017-18

    Transportation Service Standards for the upcoming 2017-18 school year have been approved.

    Check Out Transportation FAQs

    Our FAQ page has been updated as of 10/27/16 to include new questions. See what's new by clicking here.

    Ice and Snow Transportation Plan 2017-18

    The District will make every effort to adhere to the established school calendar, bell schedules, and school bus routes. However, there may be times when weather conditions make the usual routes unsafe or impassable. Check out how decisions are made to recommend delays in school start times or closures, how information is provided to families, and what parents/guardians can do to prepare.

    City of Seattle ORCA Card Program

    The City of Seattle is continuing their youth ORCA card program for low income high school students residing 0-2 miles, and middle school students 0-1.5 miles from their attendance area school. This program applies to students who currently do not receive District funded transportation.  More information is available at and the email address is​

    Hourly Transportation Employment Opportunities

    The Transportation Department is looking for Hourly Bus Monitors and Crossing Guards.

    Please contact Yvonne Carpenter, Field Staff Lead, for further information.

    Contact Us

    Please have your Student ID Number and Bus Route Number available when contacting Transportation.

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