Office of Transportation Services
Mission and Demographics
"To provide safe, on time and cost effective transportation service for students, and to provide a quality vehicle repair & maintenance program which ensures a safe, economical vehicle operation."
The Office of Transportation Services is specialized in four service areas:
· Administration & Planning
· School Bus Operations
· Safety & Training
· Vehicle Repair & Maintenance
The department provides transportation services for Prince William County students covering a 345-square-mile area and stretches from the Potomac River to the Bull Run Mountains. (Support within the county does not include Manassas and Manassas Park cities.) About 60,000 of an estimated 81,600 students will be transported to and from school by buses, using over 850 buses which travel 11.3 million miles per school year.
Eligibility for Transportation - Code of Virginia:
The Code of Virginia, Section 22.1-176, permits school boards to provide transportation for eligible pupils, but does not require them to do so. Public school bus service in Prince William County is provided for all eligible students living in excess of one mile from their assigned school. Special provisions are arranged for students with disabilities.