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Transportation

Frequently Asked Questions

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Q:    How do I change my student’s bus stop?
A:    Parent(s)/guardian(s) can request a bust stop change for their child by filling out a bus stop change request form (available here).  The completed form can be emailed to bus@phsd.k12.pa.us or fax a completed form to 412-793-6285.

Q:    What steps do I need to take if I have moved?
A:    Parent(s)/guardian(s) must come in to our Registration Office located in the Administration Building at 260 Aster Street.  You will need to bring a valid photo id or Pennsylvania Driver’s License and two current utility bills.

Q:    How do I file a complaint about a bus or bus driver?
A:    Complaints can be submitted by filling out a parental concern form (available here).  The completed form can be emailed to bus@phsd.k12.pa.us or faxed to 412-793-6285.

Q:    When should I register for transportation for my child?
A:    Parent(s)/guardian(s) need to register their child one week before transportation is needed.

Q:    How do I register my child for transportation?
A:    After students are registered with the School District, an alert is sent from our Registration Department to the Transportation Department to set up transportation for the student.

Q:    How do I know when transportation has been set up?
A:    You will receive a bus letter by mail.

Q:    How long does my child have to wait at the bus stop?
A:    Students should be at the bus stop 10 minutes before their scheduled pickup time and stay no longer than 10 minutes after their pickup time.

Q:    Who do I contact when my child’s bus is late or misses my child?
A:    Call AJ Meyers at 412-646-2320.

Q:    Who do I contact if my child leaves something on the bus?
A:
Call AJ Meyers at 412-646-2320.

Q:    How do I file a complaint regarding my child’s bus stop or other transportation matter?
A:    You can do this by filling out a transportation complaint form (available here).  The completed form can then be emailed to bus@phsd.k12.pa.us or faxed to 412-793-6285.

Q:    What if I need my child to ride a different bus in the event of an emergency?
A:    Parents/guardians can come to the Transportation Department of call the child’s school to request a temporary bus pass.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How do I change my student’s bus stop?

A: Parent(s)/guardian(s) can request a bust stop change for their child by filling out a bus stop change request form. The form is available here and can be emailed to bus@phsd.k12.pa.us or fax a completed form to 412-793-6285.

 

Q: What steps do I need to take if I have moved?

A: Parent(s)/guardian(s) must come in to our Registration Office located in the Administration Building at 260 Aster Street. You will need to bring a valid photo id or Pennsylvania Driver’s License and two current utility bills.

 

Q: How do I file a complaint about a bus or bus driver?

A: Complaints can be submitted by filling out a parental concern form (available here). The completed form can be emailed to bus@phsd.k12.pa.us or faxed to 412-793-6285.

 

Q: When should I register for transportation for my child?

A: Parent(s)/guardian(s) need to register their child one week before transportation is needed.

 

Q: How do I register my child for transportation?

A: After students are registered with the School District, an alert is sent from our Registration Department to the Transportation Department to set up transportation for the student.

Q: How do I know when transportation has been set up?

A: You will receive a bus letter by mail.

 

Q: How long does my child have to wait at the bus stop?

A: Students should be at the bus stop 10 minutes before their scheduled pickup time and stay no longer than 10 minutes after their pickup time.

 

Q: Who do I contact when my child’s bus is late or misses my child?

A: Call First Student at 412-793-9600.

 

Q: Who do I contact if my child leaves something on the bus?

A: Call First Student at 412-793-9600.

 

Q: How do I file a complaint regarding my child’s bus stop?

A: You can do this by filling out a bus stop concern form (available here). The completed form can then be emailed to bus@phsd.k12.pa.us or faxed to 412-793-6285.

 

Q: What if I need my child to ride a different bus in the event of an emergency?

A: Parents/guardians can come to the Transportation Department of call the child’s school to request a temporary bus pass.

 

Daycare Requests

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Please be advised that requests for daycare do not carry over from the previous school year. All daycare requests must be submitted in writing to the Transportation Department on or before August 1st to avoid possible delays. Also, any change of building or address must be registered with the District.

 

Suzanne Lawyer
Manager

Mary Jean Russo
Secretary

Email: bus@phsd.k12.pa.us

Phone No.: (412) 793-7000, ext. 1273

Fax No.: (412) 793-6285

BME Transit: (412) 371-7009
PRN Transit: (412) 824-2181
AJ Meyers: (412) 793-7000, ext. 1601 or 1602 (Primary Provider)

AJ Meyers is hiring bus drivers and monitors for the Penn Hills School District.  For more information, contact them at the number above.

The Transportation Department is in charge of the development of safe pupil transportation for the Penn Hills School District.  We ensure this occurs by following District policies as well as the Pennsylvania Department of Education's guidelines for pupil transportation.  Bus stops are community gathering areas located in the safest areas possible.  It is the responsibility of the parents/guardians to get their student(s) to and from the bus stop, both in the morning and afternoon.

**Please be advised that all buses are equipped with audio and video surveillance**

   

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