The Transportation Department is responsible for arranging transportation for students who attend schools within the City of Pittsburgh and Mt. Oliver Borough. We also transport students who are city residents attending nonpublic and charter schools located within a 10 mile radius of the city lines.
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Port Authority of Allegheny County is experiencing a high number of trip cancellations. Families are encouraged to use Trip Planner, an online PAT tool to identify quick, safe routes. Also, families should follow Port Authority’s Twitter account @PghTransitAlert for real-time trip cancellations. If your child’s Port Authority route is directly impacted by a trip cancellation, please contact your child’s school immediately.
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Dear PPS Parent/GuardianFamilies of charter, non-public, and parochial students desiring daily transportation must submit an on-line request for service annually to ensure compliance with State regulations governed by Act 372 of the PA School Code. Transportation assignments will not be carried over from school year to school year. A new form for each student must be submitted the summer prior to each school year.
Transportation will be provided based on the student’s school of enrollment and eligibility based on legal residence as confirmed in PPS’ Student Information records. Each school is responsible for sending enrollment information and/or rosters to PPS verifying enrollment and the legal address.
Families will complete this on-line transportation form for each student for the 2022-2023 school year.
Please note that If your child does not ride for a week or more, the stop could be eliminated, and a new form would need to be submitted. Forms must be received by July 15, 2022 to ensure transportation for the start of the 2022-2023 school year.
Please visit the following link or scan code on a phone or tablet to access the form- https://forms.office.com/r/sGxzRPUx1s
News Release: Pittsburgh Public Schools Announces Start of Warning Period of School Bus Safety Program to Protect Students
PITTSBURGH, PA, May 16, 2023 – Pittsburgh Public Schools is announcing the start of the warning period of its school bus stop-arm camera program to protect students from the pervasive issue of motorists illegally passing a stopped school bus. The warning period will begin Wednesday, May 17, and run until the program officially goes live July 3, following a robust public awareness campaign launched last August.
New tech on PPS buses will help catch drivers passing them illegally
Kdka News Staff - Thursday | Pittsburgh Public Schools is cracking down on cars illegally passing their buses.
Pittsburgh Public Schools using cameras to catch drivers illegally passing buses
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) Patrick Damp - Thursday - As Pittsburgh Public School students return to the classroom, they'll be doing so on a new modern fleet of buses.
Pittsburgh Public Schools arms buses with surveillance cameras
Updated: 11:03 PM EDT Aug 25, 2022 WTAE Pittsburgh's Action News