Did you know we plan about 1,000 bus routes each year? Our transportation planners, schools and carriers work together to make sure your child gets to and from school. Check out this video to learn how we build bus routes and how to stay informed about your child's yellow bus service.
Yellow bus service is provided to students living in rural areas and new Edmonton neighbourhoods without a local school when:
View the detailed map on any school page to see the school's yellow bus area.
Minimizing ride times is the highest priority when designing a yellow bus route. One way to reduce ride times is to maintain a direct route by picking students up along a main road rather than stopping at individual homes.
Service for students with special education needs is provided as close to the home as possible within the constraints of a large yellow bus.
Yellow buses may stop at safe stop locations, including:
Every effort is made to provide bus stop locations within 400 metres of the student's home.
A student can be picked up and dropped off at different locations (e.g., picked up at home and dropped off at daycare) as long as: