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.
Please be advised that the arrival and departure times for the upcoming school year are not finalized. Updated 5/22/17.

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.

Transportation Service Standards 2016-17

Transportation Service Standards for the 2016-17 school year have been approved.

More information about the standards and other information for the 2016-17 school year is available below:

City of Seattle ORCA Card Program

​The City of Seattle is sponsoring an ORCA card program for low income high school students residing 0-2 miles from their attendance area school, who currently do not receive district funded transportation. This program replaces last year’s FRL ORCA card pilot program.  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.

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